Exceptional Black Picture Opal--"The Road to Lightning Ridge"
Lot 2126
Exceptional Black Picture Opal--"The Road to Lightning Ridge"
Sold for US$ 56,250 inc. premium
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Exceptional Black Picture Opal--"The Road to Lightning Ridge" Exceptional Black Picture Opal--"The Road to Lightning Ridge" Exceptional Black Picture Opal--"The Road to Lightning Ridge"
Lot Details
Exceptional Black Picture Opal--"The Road to Lightning Ridge"
Lighting Ridge , New South Wales, Australia
This fine oval cabochon black opal is a memorable one for its distinctive multi-color fire predominating in sheets of red from one angle with orange, yellow, green and blue from other angles; the colors suggesting a landscape or dirt road in the Outback when the stone is viewed horizontally.
Weighing approximately 9.85 carats and measuring 20.03 x 16.94 x 5.10 mm
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