Opal Necklace; Australian Boulder Opal; Genuine Earth Mined, Natural Australian Boulder Opal in 14K Solid White Gold; Gemstone Necklace; Birthstone Necklace; Vintage Jewelry; Estate Jewelry
Gemstone: Natural Australian Boulder Opal Color: Black with Color-Play Treatment: Untreated Saturation: Vivid Clarity: Opaque Shape: Natural Measurements: 24.08x9.79x7.97mm Weight: 26.08ct
Total Stone Weight (CT. T.W.): 12.87ct Metal Type: White Gold Karat Content: 14K Pendant & Necklace Weight: 5.4 Grams Necklace Length: 16”
The 16.08 carat, Natural Australian Boulder Opal is very well cut and polished and shows no flaws, chips, or surface scratches. It has vivid rainbow saturation/color-play, and is sparkling black color! Photos are taken under professional lighting and are magnified at 50x zoom to show details that may not be visible to the naked eye. The pendant is clearly hallmarked 14K on the inside of the pendant loop, and is hung on a .75mm thick, 14K solid gold (not hollow), 16” cable-chain necklace that is also clearly hallmarked 14K on the sturdy lobster-claw clasp closure. When worn, the pendant drop is 24mm from the chain.
We travel across the United States to various Estate Sales acquiring only the finest and most rare antique, vintage, and modern pieces of jewelry. Each piece then undergoes a thorough process of examination, setting, restoration, cleaning, and polishing by a Master GIA Graduate Gemologist. All of our items have been tested and are guaranteed to be authentic Solid Gold—not plated or filled. Item will arrive in a brand-new natural redwood and leather gift box, ready to be gifted or worn today!
Boulder opal is one of the most valuable varieties of opal, second only to Australia's black opal. Fine specimens of boulder opal can exhibit all of the spectral colors through their distinct play of color. Boulder opal may be considered to be less valuable than black opal, but it is actually much rarer and harder to find. Opal contains every color of the spectrum, from deepest and clearest blues and iridescent greens, through to golden orange, red and fuchsia; it can be pale and delicate, or dark and brilliant. Due to its structure, opal may contain any combination of an infinite number of patterns and may reveal itself all at once - glorious from all directions – or it may be quiet and surprising, showing its greatest brilliance only during flashes of movement. Indeed, precious opal is like no other gemstone because it changes color as the observer turns the stone. Opal is an excellent journeying stone, highly receptive, inducing a mild hypnotic state for enhancing divination and metaphysical gifts.
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