Natural Ethopian Fire Opal Stud For Party Use

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 16 x 6 x 4mm
Weight (carats) 4.6 carats
  • Silver

  • Fire opal is a transparent to translucent opal, with warm body colors of yellow to orange to red. Although it does not usually show any play of color, occasionally a stone will exhibit bright green flashes. The most famous source of fire opals is the state of Querétaro in Mexico; these opals are commonly called Mexican fire opals. Fire opals that do not show a play of color are sometimes referred to as jelly opals. Mexican opals are sometimes cut in their rhyolitic host material if it is hard enough to allow cutting and polishing. This type of Mexican opal is referred to as a Cantera opal. Another type of opal from Mexico, referred to as Mexican water opal, is a colorless opal that exhibits either a bluish or golden internal sheen.

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Auction ID 159959
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Starts 31st Oct 2022 8:27am PDT
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