Hand Carved Horse's Head, Natural Australian Opal.
Stunning Semi Dark Mintabie Opal Which Has Been Hand Carved Both Sides and Set With a Twisted 9ct Yellow Gold Pendant Loop,
Colour Bars Can Be Seen Either Side With, Blue, Green, Orange and Red. In Sunlight This Looks Even More Beautiful.
The Mintabie Opal Mining Community are Sadly No More - Making Material Very Hard To Come By Which Has Also Escalated Prices Considerably. This Opal Has Always Been Considered As One of The Finest in The World.
Completely Unique One Off Piece.
Dimensions: 20.50mm High x 20.50mm Wide x 6.35mm Deep
Opal Weight: 9 Carats
This Would Make a Fantastic Unique Gift.
. 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 where we continue to mine to this day.
We cut and polish in-house all Rough Opal - importing direct from our mines in Southern Australia direct 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.
Caring For Your Opal Jewellery:
Opals are Very Much Like Pearls So Please Apply Any Perfume Before Wearing Your Jewellery.
Please Avoid Rapid Changes in Temperature i.e. Showering or Washing Your Hands in Hot Water, Fairy Liquid Over Time Can Be Abrasive Over Time Making Your Opal Dull - We Specialise in Re-Polishing Opals Especially Antique Opal.
Gardening in Any Jewellery Should Be a No No, Dirt is Abrasive and Will Scratch Your Gem Set and Gold/Silver Jewellery.
When Placing Your Jewellery in a Box Please Gently Pop Them Down, Try To Keep All Gemstones Separate
No Gemstone is Indestructible - Even Two Diamonds That Knock Together Can Chip Each Other.
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U.SA Forwarding Service is USPS.
Lead Times During These Unprecedented Times Are:
U.SA 10 -20 Days - Any Orders That Have To Go Through Chicago USPS Are Taking Up To 30 Days - This is Due to Lack of Staffing and More Mail Than The Festive Season.
Europe is 7-14 Days
We Also Offer at Cost an Expedited Service Which is Normally Via FedEx.
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