Welo. Unique Chartruse Yellow Base Color. Great Fire. 3.86ct

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This gem has a very unique yellow base color. It is the only one I have seen like it. This is not the egg yolk/gold color that is much more common in Welo opals. This is more of chartuse yellow. The base color alone makes this an outstanding opal but it also has good fire in it too. The fire play is mostly holographic as the colors seem to float across the face of the opal. I think you will love this gem!

Origin: Welo

Weight: 3.86 carats

Size: 13.74mm x 11.38mm x 6.10mm

Base Color: Yellow crystal

Consistancy of Base Color (face-up): Perfectly consistant

Brightness Of Fire: Very bright. Easily seen from arms length

Fire Color: Green, red, gold, and blue

Fire Pattern: Holographic flash fire

Directionality: Beautiful color from all angles

Cut: Cabochon with high grade cut and polish. Ready to be set into jewely or to keep as an investment

Inclusions: None

Treatments: None - 100% natural untreated opal


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I want you to have a very good idea of what you are buying before you buy it. I don’t do any editing to my images other than cropping to size. The images that you see are accurate to the best of my ability but there is more color and life in the opals than I capture in my images. So, the opals will be better in hand.

If you are new to opals then you should know that it is impossible to capture the exact nature of an opal in images. Many opals look different under different lighting conditions. Make sure to look at your opal with the sun at your back and coming over your shoulder. Not all opals look best in full sunlight. Some opals look better with less light. I hope you have fun exploring the wonderful world of opal.

A note about my opals: My opals are acquired from the best most direct sources possible. I personally sift and sort through thousands of carats of opals to bring you the best gems that stand-out from the rest. All opals are unique – that is why we love them so much. Uniqueness is matter of degree. The opals you see here are unique to a very high degree.


12 bids placed so far
$480.00 chacha88
19th Sep 2014 11:54am PDT
$479.00 chacha88
19th Sep 2014 11:54am PDT
$199.00 chacha88
12th Apr 2013 9:47pm PDT
$134.00 confederate
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$123.00 confederate
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$111.00 confederate
5th Apr 2013 12:30pm PDT
$88.00 confederate
2nd Apr 2013 6:19pm PDT
$62.88 hphsmg
24th Aug 2012 8:38pm PDT
$56.00 chacha88
20th Jun 2012 8:39am PDT
$51.00 bootscoots2
7th May 2012 9:32pm PDT
$39.63 chacha88
27th Apr 2012 10:05am PDT
$38.63 hphsmg
9th Apr 2012 11:53am PDT
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Bid Increment $1.00
Starting Bid $5.00
Auction ID 303536
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Starts 26th Dec 2017 5:15pm PST
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