opal rough 8101


Blue-green solid boulder opal in rub format from the Queensland fields.

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Opal rough: Boulder Opal in rub format

Type: Genuine Australia solid boulder opal rub ( Rubbed opal is rough opal that has been cleaned back to expose the color)  Size:  24×14 mm   Field: Western Queensland Opal Fields Basic Shipping:  FREE   Approx. Delivery time:  One to two weeks (depending on country of destination)

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Cutting Assistance:  Please use the ‘opal processing’ drop down on the main page of www.opalmine.com for help with cutting and polishing opal.

Source of Boulder opal:

These gems come from a wide variety of places in the continent of Australia ranging from the southern border of Queensland up to Winton and the little location of Opalton further north. There is a lot of work done bringing a gem like this to a point where it can be used as a ring stone. Giant diamond blades have to break down the huge boulders into manageable size for smaller blades to cut the pieces into smaller items. That is when the diamond grinding process starts and gradually the color is brought from a dull lifeless feature to brilliant gems.

Free late gift card: In regard to using them as gifts, if you are running late for a gift deadline as often is the case, opalmine has devised a convenient and free service to help relieve the situation. We provide by email, a ‘late gift’ card which builds anticipation for the opal gift being given. This card is appreciated nearly as much as the gift itself. All we need  is for you to give us the first names of the giver and receiver.

Guarantee: International guarantee of quality based on 40 years of reliable service from our opal company. This guarantee does not run out in one year, whether you lose your paperwork or not. We have a record of the sale and will care for you should something go wrong. Go  here for details.

Qualifications:  We at opalmine.com don’t just sell opals. We are in close association with those who mine it, cut it, design and process the stones into the magnificent jewelry you see at this site.

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