Gemstone: Opal - 5.74 Cts. EthiopiaClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionGemstone: Opal - 5.74 Cts.
This Opal is rather exquisite. The amount of "play-of-color" packed into this nearly 6 carat stone is quite inspiring. This pear shaped cabochon has been polished on all sides and features a yellow body color with blinding flashes of electric green, orange and red. Opals from Ethiopia are some of the world's best, and it is easy to see why in this fine specimen. There is a small patch of matrix on the reverse side, but, otherwise, this gemstone is in excellent condition.
Measurements: 18.36 x 11.27 x 6.05 mm, 5.74 cts.
Provenance: The Jena Blue Collection
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.
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