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    Gemstone: Opal - 13.62 Cts.
    South Wollo Zone
    Amhara Region
    Ethiopia

    This stunning Opal from Ethiopia has one of the most popular patterns found for the variety. This 13+ carat cabochon displays the very rare potch line with web inclusion pattern, better known as honeycomb pattern. The play-of-color dances across the polished face of this low domed cabochon. This top example lights up with incredible "fire" and delights viewers with flashes of pink, orange, red, green, blue and purple. This pristine example displays color on both sides and has a rounded girdle for a clean cut and polish. This is a fine example of the coveted variety.
    Measurements: 23.70 x 18.40 x 5.81 mm, 13.62 cts.




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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2021
    17th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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