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    Opal Stone – Lab-made, Cabochon, White

    You can see the snakeskin pattern in this synthetic opal best in the upper-left green area and somewhat less clearly in the center-right yellow and green areas. Substage lighting can also help find these patterns. © Donald Clark, gemsociety.org.

    Article: An Incredible Union of Colors: Choosing Opal Engagement Ring Stones

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    GemstoneOpal Stone
    Natural or man madeLab-made
    Gem StateCabochon
    Photo phenomenaPlay of Color