Another angle of this 801 carat Boulder Opal shows the blues that come out under different light....Bill Kasso

Another angle of this 801 carat Boulder Opal shows the blues that come out under different light.Bill Kasso Z

Opalized snail from Coober Pedy, South Australia:

Opalized snail shell from Coober Pedy, South Australia; one of the leading opal mines in the world. Also, read more on Coober Pedy. One of the hottest places in the world, yet residents live in honeycomb caves that stay nice and cool all day.

www.gemstonehouse2012.com Black Opal is Australia’s national gemstone, and black opal is the rarest and most valuable of its kind, at times selling at prices that rival the best diamonds.                                                                                                                                                      More

Black Opal is Australia’s national gemstone. Found in the Lightning Ridge area in northwestern New South Wales, black opals are natural, solid stones that absorb scattered white light, giving it brilliant spectral colors.

Tiara c1925. Silver, opals and Aquamarines. National Gallery, Victoria, Australia #opalsaustralia

[The aquamarines look so much better with the opals than diamonds would.] Tiara Silver, opals and Aquamarines.

A nice big split of Boulder Opal........Bill Kasso                                                                                                                                                      More

A nice big split of Boulder Opal.Bill Kasso I would straight up die if i found this

Did you know that 90% of the worlds Opal is found in Australia? You also might not realise that depending on which Opal mine you are at you will find very different types of Australian Opal.  You can find black Opal in New South Wales, white Opal in Queensland and boulder and matrix Opal in South Australia and Queensland.

Introduction to the Different Types of Australian Opal

Did you know that of the worlds Opal is found in Australia? You also might not realise that depending on which Opal mine you are at you will find very different types of Australian Opal. You can find black Opal in New South Wales, white Opal in Queen

A few nice Boulder Opals from the Quilpie region of Western Queensland... Bill Kasso

A few nice Boulder Opals from the Quilpie region of Western Queensland.

Exceptional and very rare Oregon opal with visual effect of being underwater when held to light.obtained at Opal Butte Mine. Oregon, USA

Exceptional and very rare Oregon opal with visual effect of being underwater when held to light.obtained at Opal Butte Mine. Oregon, USA ---- It looks like there is a dust-storm contained in this small gemstone

Free your Wild :: Love Earth Energy :: Healing properties of Crystals :: Gem Stones :: Meanings :: Chakra Balancing :: Untamed Spirit :: See more @untamedorganica

Free your Wild :: Love Earth Energy :: Healing properties of Crystals :: Gem Stones :: Meanings :: Chakra Balancing :: Untamed Spirit

An Art Nouveau 18k gold, plique-à-jour enamel and opal ring

An Art Nouveau gold, plique-à-jour enamel and opal ring, circa The ring centring a navette shaped opal, flanked by two grashoppers decorated with plique-à-jour enamel, the shoulders chiselled with ears of corn motif.

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