Idaho Opal, Opal Triplet for wirewrap, silversmith, or beading (E1039) – Opal Pear

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Opal Type: Idaho Opal

Opal Style: Opal Triplet

Measurement: 16 x 12

Opal pattern: Pinfire to minor feathering

Shape: Pear

Origin: Idaho

Item Number: E1039

Description: This opal is pear shaped. The precious opal shows green, blue, and red. The color shows well both vertically and horizontally.

Setting aspects: The opal is has a 16 x 12 mm calibrated cap ready for setting and has a high polish, low dome. The back is flat with a 600 grit polish.

Opal Triplet preparation: We dig our opals at the Spencer Opal Mine in Spencer, Idaho. We cob the rough opal out of the larger rocks, then cut the opal pockets from the matrix using a 10” or 6” saw. We take the opal and polish down to the precious opal using a flat lap. Once the color is reached, we epoxy the opal to basalt, then cut the excess matrix from the opal. We again polish through the opal to the precious opal layer and epoxy a calibrated quartz cap onto the opal. Using our 4” saw we clean-up around the opal and finish to the shape using lapidary wheels.

Future listings will include Australian Opal from Lightening Ridge, Australian Opal – Boulder Opal, Ethiopian Opal, Mexican opal or Fire Opal, and Ice Cream Opal.

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