• Boulder Opal Rough
  • Boulder Opal Rough

Boulder Opal Rough 8305

$500.00

Boulder Opal Rough

Field: Queensland (Australia)

Stone Size: 35x35x25 mm

Shipping: Free

Packaging: Gem pouch

Guarantee: International

References: testimonials

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Rough Opal Defined

Rough opal comes as ‘mine run’ or as ‘cleaned up’ material.

The first term means that the opal comes either just as it is found in the ground or near to it.

This has the disadvantage of being burdened with a lot of valueless weight.

Generally, we clean it up to save this expense.

1 in stock

Description

Boulder Opal Rough:

Opal rough Boulder a Stunning chunk of solid boulder opal from the Winton Australia field featuring green-blue striped opal color. This specimen is currently on hold for a customer please contact us before buying to check stock status.

Type: Solid genuine Australian rough boulder opal Size: 35x35x25 mm Origin of Stone: Winton, Western QLD fields, Australia Shipping, and packaging: FREE

Opal Rough Description: Rough boulder opal from the Winton Australia field featuring green-blue striped opal. This opal, of course, could be cut and polished as a pendant or ring stone but it has been left as it was found in the ground for the purpose of collection of unusual and unique, never to be repeated pieces.

Boulder Opal:

Boulder opal is an opal that is sliced out of large ironstone boulders where veins of opal color are found. This requires the help of (sometimes) large diamond saws and sledgehammers.

When the pieces containing the color are separated from the mother stone, the opal cutter will then gradually clear the waste away from one side of the veins of opal, exposing the color of the stone.

More often than not the color has lots of ironstone inclusions giving it an evidence that it is a natural opal. Sometimes the full color of the opal is exposed and stones like this are very similar to black opals. They are called ‘ full-color boulder opals’.

Late opal gift card: If you have a deadline to meet for this gift, please take advantage of our free ‘late gift’ card which often goes over as well as the gift itself. Just email us the names of the giver and receiver.

Guarantee: International guarantee of quality based on 40 years of reliable service from our opal company. This guarantee does not run out in one year, whether you lose your paperwork or not.

We have a record of the sale and will care for you should something go wrong. Go here for details.

Qualifications: We at opalmine.com don’t just sell opals. We are in close association with those who mine it, cut it, design and process the stones into the magnificent jewelry you see at this site.

Testimonials: Please take a look at our recommendations and testimonials link and hear what others say about our service.

 

 

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