Opal Ring: Solid Natural Boulder Opal
Boulder opal often comes with multitudes of small bright fragments seated in a matrix of ironstone and this particular ring features such a stone from the western Queensland opal fields, mainly in the Winton area. Click on the link below to get an introduction to the town which has some fascinating aspects, not just opal, but remnants of ancient dinosaurs and evidence of a very old part of our planet.
Appearance: Opaque which means that the color sits on top of the stone which is of chocolate brown appearance
Origin: Winton Queensland, Australia Main stone size: 13×11 mm finger size: 71/2 or 0 Stone Color: multi colored Metal: sterling silver
Opal ring location of stone:
Winton is at the northern end of the famous boulder opal fields in Western Queensland. These stones which were probably the first black opals found in Australia in the middle of the 19th century. They are similar to the Lightning Ridge Black opal except that they have dark brown ironstone back instead of black potch. This particular stone which is set in sterling silver has mainly green flecks. The setting is a bezel style, the sterling silver being rolled into the edge of the opal stone.
Shipping: Free. There is no more to pay.
Keep in mind that we have a free ‘late gift’ service just in case you need it. Please ask about it in the blog below if you are buying this item for a gift and you have left it a little late to get to you on time. We can email the card to you for printing. Just give us the first names of the giver and receiver.
Packaging: Free black velvet gift boxing or pouch.
Reputation: 40 years reliable service in opal industry. Our international guarantee does not last just a year. It goes on indefinitely.