Category: Boulder

Pictures of Unset Opals

Pictures of unset opals – Stunning examples of the stones that make up this remarkable jewelry item Visit the opal shop for more unset opals When you see the variety of pictures of unset opals, it makes you wonder what else will be found in the ground to add to the fascinating world of […]

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Unset Boulder Opal

Unset Boulder Opal Size: 37×21 mm mm (approx 1 1/2″ long) Total Carats: 64.55 Shape: Rectangle Origin: Winton or Quilpie Australia Shipping: Free to your door or post office box by registered mail. Packaging: Black velvet pouch or gem box Description: This quality boulder opal comes from the Western Queensland fields. Stones like this are becoming rarer as the […]

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Opal Unset

Opal unset 1229 is a boulder opal from the western Queensland fields Sorry this stone has sold Total Carats: unknown Shape: Free Form Origin: Winton or Quilpie Australia Shipping: Free to your door or post office box by registered mail. Packaging: Black velvet pouch or gem box Description This quality boulder opal unset 1229 comes from the Western Queensland fields. Stones […]

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Boulder Opal: Ten Things to Keep in Mind when Buying

Boulder Opal buying suggestions A. Boulder Opal What IS Boulder opal? This is the first of the ten things to keep in mind when buying boulder opal. First, boulder is a variety of the black gem. The actual terms were defined in the current opal nomenclature and a correction was made from a previous understanding that […]

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Queen of Gems and Gem of Queens

Queen of gems and gem of Queens Mystifying Opal! Flickering with sparkling blue, aqua, green, red or yellow, is awesome in its eerie beauty. It is the only precious stone having the natural ability to split or diffract the light falling onto it. This makes its optical properties unique. People sometimes do not realize that […]

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