Gem Black Opal 5.56 ct

Gem Black Opal 5.56 ct

USD $27,800

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Natural Solid Untreated Australian Black Opal Polished Stone
Weight: 5.56 ct
Dimensions: 14x11x5.5mm
Source: Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia

SKU: XX1026

Experience the captivating beauty of this 5.56 ct Gem Black Opal.

Measuring Dimensions of 14x11x5.5mm, this gem black opal is an ideal size for a womens claw setting style ring, or mens ring.

Admire its mesmerizing allure and add a touch of sophistication to your jewelry collection.

This Australian Rainbow Black Opal ringstone was discovered in Lightning Ridge’s Coocoran mining area.

This opal will suit a womens high-end claw setting ring in either yellow gold, rose gold, white gold, platinum or silver. The ring can accent with beautiful sparkling natural diamonds. This Gem Black Opal may also suit a mens bezel set style of ring. Ensure that you choose a high end, qualified and experienced jeweler when setting this opal, as it holds a very high value and deserves just as equal craftsmanship in its design.

Read about why this opal is an ideal investment opal here

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Australian Black Opals are the rarest and most valuable type of Opal in the World.

Gem Black Opals get their distinctive black body tone from a unique combination of trace elements including carbon and iron oxide. The colors in a black opal stand out more because of its dark body tone compared to others. These include white opals, transparent crystal opals, and dark opals.

The world’s highest-quality opals are found in Lightning Ridge. You can read about what makes an opal valuable here

Black Opals are one of the top 10 most valuable gemstones in the World gem market today. This is because of the rarity of high-quality opals, as well as the high expense to mine the opals in Australia with high running costs.

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Size and weight are approximate.
Please check the provided weight and dimensions carefully.
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We recommend drawing the dimensions on paper for size reference of an opal.

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We offer a lifetime guarantee for natural cracks that may form in our opals. There is a very low chance that this can happen, however occasionally it might. Our guarantee excludes any opals sold with existing fractures.
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Australian Opals do not change their appearance after exposure to heat / climate / humidity / water.
An Australian Opal will not be damaged when exposed to light chemicals such as dishwashing detergent or hand soap. You should not however expose your opal to hasher chemicals such as bleach or ammonia.
They are however susceptible to cracking if knocked hard enough. If wearing your opal set in a ring you should always be careful that it is not knocked during physical activities.
If undertaking some form of sport or manual labour, please take off your ring or other opal jewelry so that it is not damaged.

Black Opal is the most rarest type of Opal, only found in a very few places in the world (mainly Lightning Ridge in NSW, Australia however some has been found in Mintabie and other small mine sites). Black Opal is non transparent. If you shine light onto it you will not be able to see through the Opal. It is made up of potch and magnificent colours and patterns. Because Black Opal is so rare and also so beautiful, it is the most expensive type of Opal you will find. Read more here about black opals