Red Black Opal 2.72 ct
Red Black Opal 2.72 ct
Red Black Opal 2.72 ct
Red Black Opal 2.72 ct
Red Black Opal 2.72 ct
Red Black Opal 2.72 ct
Red Black Opal 2.72 ct
Red Black Opal 2.72 ct

Red Black Opal 2.72 ct

USD $16,400

In stock

Natural Solid Untreated Australian Black Opal Polished Stone
Color: Red Blue Green Orange
Weight: 2.72 ct
Dimensions: 12×9.5x3mm
Shape: Oval
Source: Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia
Size and weight are approximate
*There is a slight undulation in one area on the face of this opal as per video. This is only noticeable by eye on one angle, or by touch.

SKU: XX1289

Experience the fiery allure of this 2.72 ct Red Black Opal.

This Red Black Opal measures 12×9.5x3mm, which makes it a perfect size for a ring. The color red may well suit a mans bezel set ring as red is sometimes a masculine color. Red can also be worn by a fiery female in an intricate design, and this opal may well suit a stunning piece that matches a ladies red dinner dress.

Admire the captivating beauty of its red and black hues and add a bold touch to your jewelry collection.

The very dominant color of red in this black opal makes it an opal of high interest from traditional black opal investors. Read our blog about what makes an opal good for investment here:

What do you think about different colours in black opals? Because one of the main points of interest in purchasing a black opal for investment purposes is the rarity of color.

Rarity of Colors

When it comes to opals, the more uncommon colors – like reds, rainbows, and royal blues – tend to be more desirable than the usual greens, purples, and “average” blues. It’s important to select an opal with high-quality colors and brightness. Because if the colors catch your eye, chances are they’ll catch others’ attention too! Generally, before making a purchase, it’s always a good idea to ask for your spouse or friends’ opinion.

Furthermore you can view a video about how red opal are formed here:

Shop now and embrace the enchantment of this extraordinary gemstone. Before doing so you can view all of our other red opals in our catalogue by utilising the search bar at the top of the website and searching the term ‘red’.ra


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Size and weight are approximate.
Please check the provided weight and dimensions carefully.
We are unable to offer additional photos for size reference.
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