12 novembre 2010

Rare Indonesian Hyrdophane Opal. Rangkasbitung, Banten Province, West Java, Indonesia

Rare Indonesian Hyrdophane Opal. Rangkasbitung, Banten Province, West Java, Indonesia  © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Weighing approximately 23.0 carats and measuring 23.0 x 22.5 x 9.75mm. Sold for $2,745 It is a little known fact that Indonesia produces some of the most beautiful opals in the world – although still in very small quantities. The opals are all of volcanic origin and just about every type of opal can be found including milky white, crystal white opals, boulder opal (but not with an ironstone matrix as in... [Lire la suite]
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