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Synthetic Opal Types

…CC By 2.0. Table of Contents: What is Synthetic Opal? Gilson Opal Aurora Opal Non-Directional Synthetic Impregnated Opal Sterling Opal Mexifire…

Opal Buying Guide

…black opals. N5 to N6 are considered dark opals. N7 to N8 are considered light opals. An N9 is considered a white opal. Opal Buying and the Four…

Opal Auctions

…N1 to N4 is considered black Opal. A opal with N5 to N6 is considered semi black or dark opal. Investment Opals Many buyers do ask is opal an investment?……

How Do Opals Form?

…or involve bacteria, which have since fossilized in opals. The exact mechanics of opal formation are poorly understood. How Long Does it Take…

Opal and Pearl Care Guide

…can put excessive pressure on the opal, such as bezel or prong settings. Keep in mind that an opal ring will likely need occasional polishing.…

Opal Symbolism

…have acquired a reputation for being unlucky. Although the beauty and uniqueness of opals have helped their owners disregard the superstitions,…

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