Rare Amazing Collectors Piece, Victorian Hand Carved Antique Boulder Opal in a Nautical Flag Brooch Design,
A Flag Pole To The Side With Rope Design Spiralling Down and Opal Set as The Flag.
Unique Large Opal With Estimated Weight of 14 Carats, Set Within a 15ct Yellow Gold Bezel and Claw Design, Stunning Bands of Fierce Colours, Every Colour With Beautiful Flashes of Red and Orange To The Left, Blue and Green To the Right.
Original Era Long Pin With The Benefit of a Safety Chain Which Can Be Removed and Converted Into a Pendant/Brooch
This would have been made for someone special or to commemorate an occasion and Opal would have originated from Queensland, Australia and approximately measures 38mm Long, 30mm at The Widest Point With Depth Ranging From 2.5mm to 7mm.
The Brooch Has Significant Age and Has Been Well Loved By Prior Ownership, Some Repairs Can Be Seen.
Tip of The Opal Has Sustained Damage Throughout Time, a Band of Gold Has Been Lead Soldered Over This Keeping The Boulder Opal Secure and a Repair To The Pin Hinge Has Also Been Lead Soldered in Place. There Are Surface Scuffs From Being Worn.
A Fantastic Opportunity To Own This Stunning Piece of Unique Antique Handmade Opal Jewellery.
From our private collection and worn for special occasions, this is now offered for a new loving home to be worn and loved once more as it should be.
Boulder Opals are the second most valuable type after Lightning Ridge Black Opal.
Pieces such as this very rarely come to market making this an extra special christmas gift for your loved one!
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We Are a Third Generation Opal Mining Family. Est in 1948 after my Grandfather emigrated to Australia in 1947 - ten pound poms.
Our first claim was made within the Now famous Olympic Field in Coober Pedy, Southern Australia which we continue to mine to this day alongside a second claim from 30 years ago.
We cut and polish in-house all Rough Opal - importing directly in rough to the UK.
in 1956 the "Olympic Australis" was found - it is said to be the largest and most valuable Opal ever found. This amazing Opal weighs 17,000 Carats and was named in honour of the Olympic games which were being held in Melbourne at the time.
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