Colorful Dark Opal, 0.64ct from Lighting Ridge, AUS

Estimated Value $150-$185

  • 0.64ct,  7.23x5.90x2.74mm from Lightning Ridge, Australia;
  • Brightness: 3 of 5 - bright;
  • Body tone: N5 - Dark body opal with black potch "beauty spot"

This Australian dark opal is cut from opalized shell. The piece of rough was dome shaped and I tried to hold on the natural shape while working on this cabochon. It is a nice size opal with pattern what opens like a flower, and will do wonderfully as a ringstone.

*This opal is cut and polished by Līga from Liga's Opals & Gems.

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