Rainbow Fire Black Opal 4.3 ct
xx1323 NO LIGHT
xx1323 - Copy

Rainbow Fire Gem Australian Black Opal Ringstone 4.3 ct

USD $21,500

In stock

Opal: Natural, Solid, Untreated, Polished, Transparent
Source: Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia
Dimensions: 14.3×10.3×4 mm
Weight: 4.3 ct

(Size and weight are approximate)
Shape: Oval

This Opal is eligible to purchase on a Payment Plan

SKU: XX1323

Explore the captivating beauty of this 4.3 ct Rainbow Fire Black Opal

Measuring  14.3×10.3×4 mm, this rainbow fire black opal suits either a lady's or men's ring design.
Experience the captivating play of colors that flash and dance within this extraordinary gemstone.
The fire in this opal is really something special that you don’t find in many lightning ridge opals.
The red flash in this stunning example of a black opal makes this a highly collectible piece, and great for investment.
We recommend using a neutral-colored precious metal such as white gold, platinum, or silver with this opal; however, a yellow or rose gold setting may also be considered.

Read our blog about what makes a good investment opal 
We have a video about red opals

About Black Opals:

Black Opals are one of the most beautiful gemstones in the entire World.
Miners are digging for precious gem black opals in Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia.

They are one of the top 10 valuable gemstones in the Worldwide Gemstone market.
One of mankind's greatest discoveries on Earth in recent times is the opals, which consist of both potch (non-precious opal) and magnificent colors and patterns of precious opal.
Lightning Ridge Black Opal, Dark Opal and Crystal Opals; as well as crystal boulder opal without sandstone backing all need direct light to look their absolute best.
Exposure to light is what sets these opals off.
You can read more and see examples of opals in alternative lighting conditions in our blog
Shop now and embrace the enchantment of this stunning rainbow fire black opal today.


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About Black Opals

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

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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.