Australian Lightning Ridge Black Opals are the most expensive opals in the world. Highly sought after. This is deserving of diamonds, rubies, emeralds, blue sapphires and the highest precious metal. This is a Black Opal, not a semi-black opal or a doublet or a triplet. It is large and brilliant. Extremely rare and will only appreciate. Great investor stone. Extremely large carat for a black opal.
Rare Natural Black Opal Lightning Ridge Australia oval cabochon measuring 15.59 x 4.85 x 11.67mm weighing 5.50 carats. Free of fractures. Base color black, colors Red, Blue, Orange Green. Color intesity: Very High, Fire pattern: Pinfire, Proportions very good. Finish Very good. Numbered on back stone BOV196. Appraised by one of the nations highest appraisers, Senior gemologist AGA and property appraiser for $15,840.00. Appraisal comes with stone.