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Andamooka Aust. Matrix Opal Cabochon - 61.4 ct

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Handmade
Made in Denver, Colorado

Item details

Matrix Opal Cabochon
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*** Solid, Natural, Mined Opal...NO Doublets or Triplets.....

*** All My Pictures Are Taken In Direct Sunlight - No Photoshop.....

*** All Stones Are Cut & Polished By Me, Unless Noted.....
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These pictures are taken in full sun...

Australian opals often show better color in indoor room lighting...

**** THIS TYPE OF OPAL HAS BEEN TREATED TO DARKEN THE MATRIX, THE TREATMENT INVOLVES SOAKING THE STONES IN SUGAR WATER, THEN BAKING IN SULFURIC ACID TO DARKEN THEM...THE TREATMENT IS PERMANENT....

*** Beautiful Pinfire Colors....

*** JUST $3.00/CT! ***

Origin: Andamooka; Australia....

Appx. Size: 45 x 32 mm...8 mm Thick.....

Appx. Weight: 61.4 ct......
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*** Some Common Opal Terminology ***

Directional Stone - Colors Flash With Stone Held At Certain Angles
Contra-Luz Colors - Needs Light From The Side, Or From Behind To Show Color Play
Hydrophane - Stone Will Absorb Water, Usually Going Clear When Wet
Natural - 100% Mined, Untreated, Unassembled ; Like All Of Mine !

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US POSTAL SERVICE HAS GIVEN US A HUGE PRICE INCREASE FOR INTERNATIONAL
PACKAGES - MY COST IS STILL MORE THAN $2.00 ABOVE WHAT I AM CHARGING FOR SHIPPING! - SORRY ABOUT THE EXTRA COSTS.....

SHIPPING:

DOMESTIC:
First Class, Insured, With Delivery Confirmation: FREE
Combined Shipping: Unlimited Number of Items= FREE

CANADA:
First Class: $5.00 - With Tracking Number !

INTERNATIONAL:
First Class: $7.00 - NO Tracking or Insurance !

International Registered: $20.00


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RETURNS:
Return Any Stone, For Any Reason, I Give 100% Refund....


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Preparation takes 1-2 business days
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Domestic First Class is FREE - Insured, with delivery confirmation.....
You may combine as many items as you like into one shipment, just let me know before paying so I can combine them......

International buyers should inquire about shipping options BEFORE buying an item!
International First Class is FREE - With NO TRACKING....
International orders over $100.00 MUST be shipped Registered with Signature Required for $15.00...


Payments

I prefer paypal, and Etsy Direct Pay, but I accept check or money order also...I can also accept credit cards directly, over the phone...Convo me if you need to use that option....

I don't use payment deadlines; need time to pay? Let me know; I believe in lots of communication.........


Returns & exchanges

No matter how good the pictures and description are, sometimes the stone is just not what you want once it is in your hand....NO PROBLEM!
If you don't like any stone, for any reason, I WILL PAY SHIPPING BACK TO ME, and give a 100% full refund...
I insist on having happy buyers!