Green mixed crystal opal, 1.43ct

 

Estimated Value $175-$215
  • 1.43ct,  12.40x6.40x2.76mm from Lightning Ridge, Australia.
  • Brightness: 2.5 of 5;
  • Body tone: N6, Mixed body opal, with crystal opal and dark opal elements.

This opal looks like a modern art expression of Mother Nature, and depending on angle it reminds of city landscape or shimmering beetle.

This is one of four opals coming from the same large piece of rough. I was holding for more than a year and half to that piece, just to figure out how to work it the best.

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