Black Opal 17.5x14mm Free Form Cabochon 4.56ct
Black Opal 17.5x14mm Free Form Cabochon 4.56ct
Black Opal 17.5x14mm Free Form Cabochon 4.56ct
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Black Opal 17.5x14mm Free Form Cabochon 4.56ct
Black Opal 17.5x14mm Free Form Cabochon 4.56ct
Black Opal 17.5x14mm Free Form Cabochon 4.56ct
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Black Opal 17.5x14mm Free Form Cabochon 4.56ct

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Australian Lightning Ridge black opal 4.56ct 17.5x14mm free form cabochon. Gemstone mined and cut in Australia.

This asymmetrical free-form triangular shaped cabochon is sure to capture the attention of any gem lover. The Lightning Ridge mines in Australia are famous for the black opals produced there and this stone proves why! The flash fire pattern is filled with vivid green, orange, yellow and blue specks. This lively and sizable opal is sure to appeal to a discerning gem expert's eye. Make it part of your treasured gem collection today!

Ancient Roman scholar and author Pliny the Elder once wrote "There is in them a softer fire than the Ruby, there is the brilliant purple of the Amethyst, and the sea green of the Emerald - all shining together in incredible union..." What a magnificent tribute to Opal, often called the Queen of Gems. Prized for its unique and fiery play of color phenomenon, no opal is more treasured than black opal, especially those found in the Lightning Ridge mining fields of southeastern Australia. After precious black opals were discovered there in the early 20th century, Lightning Ridge quickly became the world's major source of the finest black opal. The most coveted of all opal varieties, black opal is called the "king of opals". Its dark background color sets the spectral colors ablaze, much like a storm cloud behind a rainbow. Today, the Lightning Ridge fields yield little of these precious opals, which has only led to its increased desirability among collectors across the globe.

Product Type
Single Gemstone
Country of Origin
Australia
Piece Count
1
Gemstone
Black Opal
Gemstone Species
Opal
Count
1
Carat Weight
4.56 ctw
Gemstone Shape
Free-form
Gemstone Dimensions
17.50mm L x 14.00mm W
Cut
Cabochon
Gemstone Color
Multi-color
Gemstone Composition
Natural
Enhancement
No Treatment
Material Composition
Natural
Phenomena
Play-Of-Color
Mined In
Australia
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