Tag: black opal

Black Opal Underground Interview

Black opal underground interview. But its a long way to Australia and to Lightning Ridge for overseas tourist. Hence we have put this interview together, not only to find out a bit more about “black opals” but to see just how they are found and see some examples of how amazing “black opals” really are. Not many […]

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Black Opal

Black opal of Lightning Ridge This glorious semi black opal from the Lightning Ridge opal field, the home of the famous mines in Western New South Wales, Australia is a rare example of a perfectly cut high domed oval stone suitable for a ring or pendant. The stone is not classically black but is in the same family, being dark […]

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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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Black Opal

What Color is black Opal? A pretty simple question you would say. Requiring an obvious answer, ‘BLACK OPAL IS OBVIOUSLY BLACK’ Well if you said that, you would be wrong. Such a confusing answer begs a good explanation and we intend to give it to you in this article. First though, let’s take a look […]

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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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