2ct Mexican Fire Opal Cabochon Oval 10.35mm x 8.22mm Jewelry supply Orange fire 17T50

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Nice Mexican fire opal cabochon.
Orange Jelly fire opal

Nice dome on this one.

.4 grams 2 carats

10.35mm x 8.22mm
4.4mm thick

Be sure to use ZOOM for a closer look.
Opals are hard to photograph. It is much nicer in person.

Fire opal is a transparent to translucent opal, with warm body colors of yellow, orange, orange-yellow or red. It does not usually show any play of color, although occasionally a stone will exhibit bright green flashes. The most famous source of fire opals is the state of Querétaro in Mexico; these opals are commonly called Mexican fire opals. Fire opals that do not show play of color are sometimes referred to as jelly opals. Mexican opals are sometimes cut in their ryholitic host material if it is hard enough to allow cutting and polishing. This type of Mexican opal is referred to as a Cantera Opal. There is also a type of opal from Mexico referred to as Mexican Water Opal, which is a colorless opal which exhibits either a bluish or golden internal sheen.

OPAL: In mythology, the gods believed opal was the embodiment of the beauty of all precious stones. Precious opal shows amazing iridescent flashes of color as it is viewed from different angles. Australia has been the main producer of fine opals since the 19th century. Symbols of eternal hope, opals are useful for dream work, meditation, psychic development and they are given as gifts of true love.

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