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Natural Black Opal Solids - NOT Doublets or triplets - - from the Mintabie Region in Australia.
These are very lively, fiery, vibrant colors. True GEMSTONES in the strictest sense of the word.
THE BIRTHSTONE FOR OCTOBER.
OV = Oval ● PS = Pearshape● MQ = Marquise
Individual Gemstones (ONE OF A KIND)
G = Grey ● B = Blue ● R = Red ● Y = Yellow ● GN = Green ● BL = Black ● H = Exceptional Stones
OPAL, BLACK, OV, 0.50 cts, 7.0x5.0 mm - Gorgeous little Mintabie, Australia GEM with an intense Blue Green Broadflash pattern of color
OPAL, BLACK, OV, 0.70 cts, 7.0x5.0 mm - Lightning Ridge Gem with nearly every color of the rainbow present. This stone is finer than most you will find elsewhere priced at twice as much
OPAL, BLACK, OV, 0.80 cts, 8.0x6.0 mm - “Ridge” Gem with BRIGHT BRIGHT BRIGHT Blue Green flash of color present - You will like this one - WOW
|OPAL, BLACK, OV, 1.00 cts, 9.0x7.0 mm - Mintabie Dark Gray base color with OUTSTANDING bright Red and Green flashes. The nicest one of these we have had in a LONG TIME .... WOW||$300/Stone|
|OPAL, BLACK, OV, 1.10 cts, 8.1x6.0 mm - Lightning Ridge GEM with all colors present and a very flashy red/orange predominance||$220/Stone|
|OPAL, BLACK, OV, 1.14 cts, 9.0x7.0 mm - Lightning Ridge Jet Black base color with midnight "Peacock Blue" flashes - EXCEPTIONAL||$342/Stone|
|OPAL, BLACK, OV, 2.24 cts, 10.0x7.9 mm - Honey/Gray base "Ridge" Black Opal with extremely bright Red Orange Yellow Green FLASH - A super nice stone that is BARGAIN priced||$448/Stone|
|OPAL, BLACK, OV, 2.25 cts, 10.0x8.0 mm - Mintabie Grey base color with "Pinfire" flashes of virtually EVERY COLOR in the rainbow present - OUTRAGEOUS is all I can say||$450/Stone|
|OPAL, BLACK, OV, 2.70 cts, 11.0x9.0 mm - WOW - Bright Blue Green flashes on this gray base color GEM - A small flaw keeps this away from the $1,000 class - A good designer can cover this flaw and yield a fantastic piece - Steal it||$540/Stone|
|OPAL, BLACK, OV, 5.43 cts, 14.9x10.4 mm - Lightning Ridge Gem with Blue/Green Fire on Dark Gray Black Base Color - Nice example from a rare Australian location - that historically produced some outstanding Opal||$810/Stone|
|OPAL, BLACK, OV, 24.87 cts, 28.0x22.5 mm - Gray Base color with OUTSTANDING "Brilliant" FLASHES of Blue and Green (mostly green) - This stone is AWESOME and will make a Gorgeous Pendant. Make us an offer if price is too high for you||$4,974/Stone|
|OPAL, BLACK, OV, 34.36 cts, 26.5x20.3 mm - Honey Gray Base Color with full play of colors present - Red/Orange predominates - Probable Brazilian Gem from the 1970's - Will make an outrageous pendant for that special someone||$6,872/Stone|