The photographs were taken dry to show the brilliance of the fire and other colors. This gemstone is already cut, polished and ready to mount in a setting of your choice. Our pictures are taken under a high intensity light and cropped to reveal the brilliance of the fire and other colors embedded within the rock. With every movement of the finished gemstone, and according to the lighting conditions under which the stone is exposed, color, pattern and hue shifts and changes in genuine opal.Due to the intensity of lighting while taking our photos, an unavoidable white arc of light may be reflected from the lamp; it is not in the stone. Size: 41 mm x 17 mm x 4.4 mm. Has been dealing in opal since 2001.
Rough opal, straight from the mine, is a porous material. Untreated, opal is very difficult to work with due to the fragile nature of the material, and, when cut and polished, the end product not only has a dull finish, but the intensity of the colors running throughout the opal is diminished and is visibly full of tiny pores, or potch pockets. Over the years, we have worked hard to develop a treatment that not only hardens the opal and fills in the pores, it also amplifies the grain and pulls the flash of color of the remaining opal forward. The process is long and laborious, but we think our buyers will appreciate the ease with which our opal is to work with, the brilliance of the fire and the sparkle of color that pops out of our finished cabs.
Please feel free to checkout our feedbacks. Items are guaranteed to be authentic and of the highest quality. We will, however, mark invoices that the items are a gift, sample, or other specified category at your request. AUSTRALIAN SOLID FAIRY BOULDER MATRIX OPAL CABOCHON LOT 2409d" is in sale since Monday, February 4, 2019.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Loose Diamonds & Gemstones\Loose Gemstones\Opal\Other Opals". The seller is "sbmalls" and is located in Crawfordville, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.