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GemologyOnline  • View topic Tips on faceting opal

GemologyOnline • View topic Tips on faceting opal

Tips on faceting opal. Moderators: Stephen Challener, Conny Forsberg, Frank, Tim, Barbra Voltaire, FGG, Alberto, Gearloose At least for now about all I would be faceting is opal, Ethiopian Welo opal to be specific. ready to leave this 3rd world country I reside in I had hoped to get a couple of Jeff Grahm''s deign books just for cutting

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How To Cut Ethiopian Opal Opal Auctions

How To Cut Ethiopian Opal Opal Auctions

Ethiopian Opal is cut and polished in a similar method to most other Opals from around the world. Learning how to cut Ethiopian Opal is as simple as cutting most other Opals but with one exception. The exception comes from the fact that Ethiopian Opal is Hyrdophane, that is, it absorbs water.

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Opal Cutting and Polishing an extensive article about its

Opal Cutting and Polishing an extensive article about its

Opal Cutting and Polishing Peter in the workshop 30 years ago. Opal Cutting and Polishing: This appeals to certain folks who like to learn new hobbies and know that in today''s economic climate it can be a way of either making a few extra dollars in the garage or at least using their productions as items to give away.

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Opal Cutting Village Smithy Opals

Opal Cutting Village Smithy Opals

Ethiopian Welo Opal: Cutting Tips. Updated 12/19/2018: The new opal deposit in Ethiopia, in Wello Province in the north of the country, is producing spectacular crystal opal displaying very bright playofcolors in a variety of patterns. The opals in this new deposit, discovered in 2008, are nodulelike stones in an unusual variety: where some

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Boulder Opal: Ten Things to Keep in Mind when Buying

Boulder Opal: Ten Things to Keep in Mind when Buying

What IS Boulder opal?This is the first of the ten things to keep in mind when buying boulder opal. First, boulder is a variety of the black gem. The actual terms were defined in the current opal nomenclature and a correction was made from a previous understanding that the term black opal only applied to Blacks from Lightning Ridge, which is the traditional source of supply.

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Polishing Precious and Common Opal Rock tumbler

Polishing Precious and Common Opal Rock tumbler

Tips for TumblePolishing Opal Precious opal and common opal can be shaped and polished in a rock tumbler. Be warned before you try it that this is a great way to waste a bunch of nice and often expensive opal if you don''t know what you are doing or if you don''t pay careful attention to

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Opal Information Earth Art Gem & Jewelry

Opal Information Earth Art Gem & Jewelry

A good Australian opal will fetch a much higher price than its equivalent Ethiopian opal. Because Ethiopian opals have flooded the market as of recent, many Australian opal mines are forced to raise prices to make money from the limited number of opals that the mines produce. An equivalent Ethiopian opal will often sell for a tenth of the price

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15 Best OPAL BEAD images in 2020 Opal, Opal auctions,

15 Best OPAL BEAD images in 2020 Opal, Opal auctions,

Ethiopian Opal Beads 7 x 7 x 3mm 136 carats Auction #531285 Opal Auctions. cutting rough gemstones cabs cacoxenite supersevenguy Melody''s stone Goethite in amethyst Cacoxinite Goethite shamanic shaman designer Cacoxinite custom made cutting cabs cabochons carving jewelry. Craft Fair Vendor Sales Tips and Booth Ideas.

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35 Best ethiopian opal ring images in 2020 Ethiopian

35 Best ethiopian opal ring images in 2020 Ethiopian

Jul 2, 2020 Explore Sunrise Jewellers''s board "ethiopian opal ring" followed by 5292 people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ethiopian opal ring, Opal rings, Ethiopian opal.

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Ethiopian opal Etsy

Ethiopian opal Etsy

AAA Natural ETHIOPIAN Opal Gemstone,Multi Fire 2.84mm Size,Mix Opal Beads,10 PC Lot,Drilled Ethiopian Welo Opal,Multi Fire opal,Loose Beads VALUABLEGEMS. and personalized tips for shopping and selling on Etsy. Enter your email. Subscribe Please enter a valid email address. Looks like you already have an account!

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I smoked an Ethiopian opal Black Opal Direct

I smoked an Ethiopian opal Black Opal Direct

Ethiopian opal is beautiful but very different to Australian opal. Today, I show you how Ethiopian opal can be treated to look like glass or even turned black!. Quick and important disclaimer: the opal in this video is hydrophane opal, most of which comes out of Ethiopia, not sedimentary opal, which is what Australian opal is.

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Ethiopian opal Etsy

Ethiopian opal Etsy

AAA Natural ETHIOPIAN Opal Gemstone,Multi Fire 2.84mm Size,Mix Opal Beads,10 PC Lot,Drilled Ethiopian Welo Opal,Multi Fire opal,Loose Beads VALUABLEGEMS. and personalized tips for shopping and selling on Etsy. Enter your email. Subscribe Please enter a valid email address. Looks like you already have an account!

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35 Best ethiopian opal ring images in 2020 Ethiopian

35 Best ethiopian opal ring images in 2020 Ethiopian

Jul 2, 2020 Explore Sunrise Jewellers''s board "ethiopian opal ring" followed by 5292 people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ethiopian opal ring, Opal rings, Ethiopian opal.

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Tips for Cabbing and Carving Opals International Gem

Tips for Cabbing and Carving Opals International Gem

Unfinished Ethiopian opal pendeloque, 16 x 16 mm. Photo courtesy of liveauctioneers and Dr. Fischer Fine Art Auctions. Carving Opals With Thin Fire Layers Cutting through a thin layer to expose greater fire is a common challenge when carving opals.

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The Garden of Eden East African Opal Ring Cross Jewelers

The Garden of Eden East African Opal Ring Cross Jewelers

Opal can be sensitive to heat and cold, can fracture if the air is too dry. Opal dug in Australia''s progressively deeper levels are noticeably more sensitive to chipping and crazing. Ethiopian opal found at the canyon and cliffs of Welo, is stable, remarkably stable. Almost other worldly stable (more about the stability of Welo opal later).

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11 Best Natural Opal images Natural opal, Opal

11 Best Natural Opal images Natural opal, Opal

Jun 19, 2015 Explore gemmediathailan''s board "Natural Opal" followed by 291 people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Natural opal, Opal, Ethiopian opal.

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Opal Video Gallery Black Opal Direct

Opal Video Gallery Black Opal Direct

Opal TV is the best place to learn all about opal, whether you are just entranced by the gem or want to start cutting yourself, we present videos on every aspect. Videos are sorted into areas of interest and some will appear in more than one egory so school down to see them all.

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cutting the Ethiopian Welo opal (along with Australian) for a few years, so I can assure you that they are a real and wonderful opals from a new and interesting source. The real dishonesty may comes from those misrepresented as Mexican

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The rise of Ethiopian opal Southern Jewelry News

The rise of Ethiopian opal Southern Jewelry News

Mining opal in Ethiopia can be hazardous and quite dangerous. Since opal deposits are found in crevices of rocks and cliffs, the majority of material is found on a plateau at an altitude over 10,000 feet. Workers are provided simple tools, such as hammers, shovels, and picks by the Ethiopian government.

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Ethiopian Opals and How to Care for Them Pearlberry

Ethiopian Opals and How to Care for Them Pearlberry

Ethiopian Opals are one of the newest additions to the opal family, only discovered in 2008 in the Wollo Province of Ethiopia. They are sometimes referred to as Welo Opals or African Opals. Ethiopian Opals are usually light in colour and the high grade opals display mesmerising, at

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Cutting Opal Welcome to opalholicsanonymous !

Cutting Opal Welcome to opalholicsanonymous !

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Opal ethiopian stone Etsy

Opal ethiopian stone Etsy

Natural Ethiopian Opal Stone Oval 3x5 4x6 5x7 6x8 7x9 8x10 9x11 10x14mm Flashy Handmade Cabochon Calibrated Gemstone Lot For Jewelry Making and personalized tips for shopping and selling on Etsy. Enter your email. Subscribe Please enter a valid email address. Looks like you already have an account! Please Log in to subscribe

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Opal Crystals on matrix 11吆࡬ cm 252.9 g Catawiki

Opal Crystals on matrix 11吆࡬ cm 252.9 g Catawiki

big and beautiful ethiopian opal for collectors. or for cutting. from my collection. i will auction more opals soon. please see my other auctions.

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Care of Ethiopian Wello Opals The eBay Community

Care of Ethiopian Wello Opals The eBay Community

I''m just beginning to play with this opal myself. In the past I''ve been an Aussie fan but like you, the Ethiopian opal has cought my attention. I hope you get some advice, it would be good to know if valid. I have some rough I''ve been letting age for about a year now before cutting. No problems that I can see.

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Opal Cutting and Polishing an extensive article about its

Opal Cutting and Polishing an extensive article about its

Opal Cutting and Polishing Peter in the workshop 30 years ago. Opal Cutting and Polishing: This appeals to certain folks who like to learn new hobbies and know that in today''s economic climate it can be a way of either making a few extra dollars in the garage or at least using their productions as items to give away.

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grinding welo opal grit bergbestratingen

grinding welo opal grit bergbestratingen

Opal Cutting Village Smithy Opals. Welo Opal Cutting Tips from Daniel Bresien: I have purchased small parcels from several vendors over the years and have used the following procedure with about 50% of the stones being cuttable. 1) Grind off all non opal crust or matrix. Inspect stone and saw through or grind away any nonopal inclusions.

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Tips for Cabbing and Carving Opals International Gem

Tips for Cabbing and Carving Opals International Gem

Unfinished Ethiopian opal pendeloque, 16 x 16 mm. Photo courtesy of liveauctioneers and Dr. Fischer Fine Art Auctions. Carving Opals With Thin Fire Layers Cutting through a thin layer to expose greater fire is a common challenge when carving opals.

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Opal Cutting Blog Village Smithy Opals

Opal Cutting Blog Village Smithy Opals

Ethiopian Opal Apr 29 2014Wet Cutting vs. Dry Cutting. During a recent opal cutting class we experimented by completely dry cutting these stones. We did 5 cabochons completely dry (using diamond paste on canvas for a polish) and 5 wet. Of the wet stones 3 of 5 cracked after more. Opal Treatments May 11 2017Welo Opal & Dopping Glues

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How To Identify Fake Ethiopian Opal (With images

How To Identify Fake Ethiopian Opal (With images

The Opal encyclopedia is where you will find information and practical advice on buying, cutting and caring for all opals. Click now to start learning. Ethiopian Opal Stones 23 x 17 x 9mm 15.75 carats Auction #721660 Opal Auctions.

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Opal Video Gallery Black Opal Direct

Opal Video Gallery Black Opal Direct

Opal TV is the best place to learn all about opal, whether you are just entranced by the gem or want to start cutting yourself, we present videos on every aspect. Videos are sorted into areas of interest and some will appear in more than one egory so school down to see them all.

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Care of Ethiopian Wello Opals The eBay Community

Care of Ethiopian Wello Opals The eBay Community

I''m just beginning to play with this opal myself. In the past I''ve been an Aussie fan but like you, the Ethiopian opal has cought my attention. I hope you get some advice, it would be good to know if valid. I have some rough I''ve been letting age for about a year now before cutting. No problems that I can see.

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The rise of Ethiopian opal Southern Jewelry News

The rise of Ethiopian opal Southern Jewelry News

Mining opal in Ethiopia can be hazardous and quite dangerous. Since opal deposits are found in crevices of rocks and cliffs, the majority of material is found on a plateau at an altitude over 10,000 feet. Workers are provided simple tools, such as hammers, shovels, and picks by the Ethiopian government.

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The rise of Ethiopian opal Southern Jewelry News

The rise of Ethiopian opal Southern Jewelry News

Mining opal in Ethiopia can be hazardous and quite dangerous. Since opal deposits are found in crevices of rocks and cliffs, the majority of material is found on a plateau at an altitude over 10,000 feet. Workers are provided simple tools, such as hammers, shovels, and picks by the Ethiopian government.

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Working With Ethiopian Opal

Working With Ethiopian Opal

Ethiopian Opal reacts by losing its color as it gets hydrated. The pieces that my friend provided to work with have a lot of problems. They are quite pockmarked with the pockmarks being filled with soft sandstone (which he paid Opal prices for) and they have some significant fractures. They are quite colorful but their irregular shapes, the

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Opal ethiopian stone Etsy

Opal ethiopian stone Etsy

Natural Ethiopian Opal Stone Oval 3x5 4x6 5x7 6x8 7x9 8x10 9x11 10x14mm Flashy Handmade Cabochon Calibrated Gemstone Lot For Jewelry Making and personalized tips for shopping and selling on Etsy. Enter your email. Subscribe Please enter a valid email address. Looks like you already have an account! Please Log in to subscribe

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How to Polish Opals by Hand: 6 Steps wikiHow

How to Polish Opals by Hand: 6 Steps wikiHow

How to Polish Opals by Hand. If you''ve ever been opal fossiking/noodling, you may have found some (not very valuable) stones, and wondered if it were possible to polish these stones without the help of expensive machines. Well, it is, once

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Ethiopian Opals and How to Care for Them Pearlberry

Ethiopian Opals and How to Care for Them Pearlberry

Ethiopian Opals are one of the newest additions to the opal family, only discovered in 2008 in the Wollo Province of Ethiopia. They are sometimes referred to as Welo Opals or African Opals. Ethiopian Opals are usually light in colour and the high grade opals display mesmerising, at

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Tips for Cabbing and Carving Opals International Gem

Tips for Cabbing and Carving Opals International Gem

Unfinished Ethiopian opal pendeloque, 16 x 16 mm. Photo courtesy of liveauctioneers and Dr. Fischer Fine Art Auctions. Carving Opals With Thin Fire Layers Cutting through a thin layer to expose greater fire is a common challenge when carving opals.

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4 Tips For Caring For Your Opal [With Pictures] Opal

4 Tips For Caring For Your Opal [With Pictures] Opal

SHOP FOR ETHIOPIAN OPALS. Nodule Opal. Also called brown opal. This material is more prone to crazing but they make stunning specimens with electric neon colours. This material can be stabilized and should be cleaned using warm soapy water only. Valley Opal USA. American Opal is a type of crystal opal that has a high water content. It

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Cutting Tips Opal Exclusively

Cutting Tips Opal Exclusively

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Bench Tips: Working WIth Ethiopian Opal Rock & Gem

Bench Tips: Working WIth Ethiopian Opal Rock & Gem

Bench Tips: Working With Ethiopian Opal. By. Admin January 10, 2019. 0. Share. Facebook. Twitter. An early step in the process involved grinding the perimeter until the stone was round. By Bob Rush. In the past few years, Ethiopian Opal has become one of the most available and worked types of opal. It has brilliant colors, minimal fractures

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4 Tips For Caring For Your Opal [With Pictures] Opal

4 Tips For Caring For Your Opal [With Pictures] Opal

SHOP FOR ETHIOPIAN OPALS. Nodule Opal. Also called brown opal. This material is more prone to crazing but they make stunning specimens with electric neon colours. This material can be stabilized and should be cleaned using warm soapy water only. Valley Opal USA. American Opal is a type of crystal opal that has a high water content. It

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How to Polish Opals by Hand: 6 Steps wikiHow

How to Polish Opals by Hand: 6 Steps wikiHow

How to Polish Opals by Hand. If you''ve ever been opal fossiking/noodling, you may have found some (not very valuable) stones, and wondered if it were possible to polish these stones without the help of expensive machines. Well, it is, once

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35 Best ethiopian opal ring images in 2020 Ethiopian

35 Best ethiopian opal ring images in 2020 Ethiopian

Jul 2, 2020 Explore Sunrise Jewellers''s board "ethiopian opal ring" followed by 5292 people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ethiopian opal ring, Opal rings, Ethiopian opal.

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Ethiopian opal Etsy

Ethiopian opal Etsy

AAA Natural ETHIOPIAN Opal Gemstone,Multi Fire 2.84mm Size,Mix Opal Beads,10 PC Lot,Drilled Ethiopian Welo Opal,Multi Fire opal,Loose Beads VALUABLEGEMS. and personalized tips for shopping and selling on Etsy. Enter your email. Subscribe Please enter a valid email address. Looks like you already have an account!

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Cutting Tips Opal Exclusively

Cutting Tips Opal Exclusively

Welcome to Opal Exclusively. (734) 6048118. Home

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Opal ethiopian stone Etsy

Opal ethiopian stone Etsy

Natural Ethiopian Opal Stone Oval 3x5 4x6 5x7 6x8 7x9 8x10 9x11 10x14mm Flashy Handmade Cabochon Calibrated Gemstone Lot For Jewelry Making and personalized tips for shopping and selling on Etsy. Enter your email. Subscribe Please enter a valid email address. Looks like you already have an account! Please Log in to subscribe

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