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Natural Black Opals and Opal Jewelry from Australia

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Opal Types

Natural Opal - is opal which was formed in natural environment and has not been treated or enhanced in any way other than by cutting and polishing.
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Opal Classification

Individual opals can vary widely in appearance and quality. As diverse as snowflakes or fingerprints, each gem can differ noticeably.
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What is opal?


Opal is a true precious stone which occurs in many varied forms. Opal is amorphous silica with a water content varying from one to twenty percent, depending on the porosity and degree of hydration.
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History of Opal Mining in Australia

Australia is the 'real' home of Opal today and the most important supplier of Black Opals, Crystal Opals and Boulder Opal. Almost 95 per cent of all Opals come from Australian mines. In 1849 the first pieces of Opal were accidentally
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History of Opal


Opal got its name from the greek word "Opalus" which meant "to see a change in color." Opals were first made popular by the Romans and opal in these ancient times came from Cernowitz (Vorosvagas), a mountainous region in
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