Dark Ethiopian Opal Incredible pattern. 1.66 ct



Dark Ethiopian Opal Incredible pattern. 1.66 ct. This Welo Opal shows an interesting honeycomb pattern by one side. Ready to be set into jewelry. Oval Cabochon Cut, high grade cut and polish

WEIGHT : 1.66 ct
SIZE : 9.22 * 7.30 * 5.07 mm
SHAPE : Oval Cabochon 
BASE COLOR: dark cristal (orange)
BRIGHTNESS OF FIRE: Very bright
FIRE COLOR: Red, green, yellow, orange, blue. Beautiful color from all angles
FIRE PATTERN: Broad flash honeycomb
TREATMENT : None - 100% natural untreated opal 
HARDNESS : 5.5 - 6.5
ORIGIN: Welo - Ethiopia

 

The most of Welo Opals are "Hydrophane", they are be able to soak up and dry large amont of water. It is important to avoid immersing them in liquid.

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MdMaya Gems uses the following clarity scale when grading gemstones.

Setting aside translucent and opaque gemstones, the first classification to take into account is: 

  • Type 1: Stones that are often inclusion free
  • Type 2: Stones that are usually included 
  • Type 3: Stones that are almost always included

CLARITY GRADES:
EYE CLEAN: Appears clean to the unaided eye. (Type 1, 2 and 3)
SLIGHTLY INCLUDED:
       Type 1: Minute inclusions difficult to see with the unaided eye.
       Type 2: Minor inclusions easy to see with the unaided eye.
       Type 3: Noticeable inclusions apparent to the unaided eye.
MODERATELY INCLUDED:
       Type 1: Minor inclusions somewhat easy to see with the unaided eye.
       Type 2: Noticeable inclusions apparent to the unaided eye.
       Type 3: Obvious inclusions very apparent to the unaided eye.
HEAVILY included: prominent inclusions that have a negative effect on appearance or durability.
SEVERELY INCLUDED: prominent inclusions that have a severe effect on appearance or durability or both. (Type 1, 2 and 3).

 

NOTE 

All our gemstones have been analyzed by a qualified gemologist. Each precious stone comes with a gemological certificate to guarantee its authenticity, as well as describing its unique characteristics.
Pictures in this website might not reflect the intensity and brightness of the real color of the gemstone. Additionally, the pictures might not properly represent the real size of the gem (provided in millimeters). Do not hesitate in requesting more graphic documentation of the precious stone for any clarifications. This will be provided shortly to accommodate your needs. 
The photographs of the inclusions, if any, are a distinctive sign NATURAL origin.


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