Posts Tagged ‘fire opal’

New Shangri-La Jewelry Shines at Mardon

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

These gorgeous¬† perfectly matched solid black opal earrings illustrate the global reach of the gem trade. We acquired the stones a few years back from an Aussie opal cutter in Lightning Ridge, Australia, then sent them to Nepal last year. Each leg of their journey was about 8,000 miles, so these opals have traveled the […]

Fine Opals from Mexico and Australia- a Photo Gallery

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

We recently had the privilege to work with this wonderful group of gem opals in the 7 to 10 carat category.¬† The top row are opals from Mexico, including the orange red Fire Opal, and the others from Australia's famous Lightning Ridge and Coober Pedy fields. The term Fire Opal refers specifically to those Mexican […]

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