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ID: 3153221 pcs
thumb image of 1.3ct Oval Facet Multicolor Opal (ID: 315322)
1.29 ct Opal
10 x 8 mm
$ 54.18
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ID: 3683052 pcs
thumb image of 2.3ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Opal (ID: 368305)
2.25 ct Opal
9.1 x 7.1 mm
$ 61.99
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ID: 3164661 pcs
thumb image of 1.6ct Oval Facet Multicolor Opal (ID: 316466)
1.62 ct Opal
10.5 x 7.2 mm
$ 68.04
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ID: 3536151 pcs
thumb image of 5ct Pear Cabochon Orange Opal (ID: 353615)
5.04 ct Opal
13.6 x 13.8 mm
$ 201.60
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ID: 3183781 pcs
thumb image of 1.1ct Pear Facet Multicolor Opal (ID: 318378)
1.12 ct Opal
10.2 x 7.1 mm
$ 47.04
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ID: 4323651 pcs
thumb image of 0.5ct Round Cabochon Multicolor Opal (ID: 432365)
0.53 ct Opal
5.8 mm
$ 14.84
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ID: 3536201 pcs
thumb image of 4ct Pear Cabochon Multicolor Opal (ID: 353620)
3.98 ct Opal
15.5 x 10.1 mm
$ 159.20
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ID: 4294101 pcs
thumb image of 0.6ct Oval Cabochon White Opal (ID: 429410)
0.57 ct Opal
7.9 x 5.9 mm
$ 15.96
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ID: 4310891 pcs
thumb image of 0.8ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Opal (ID: 431089)
0.81 ct Opal
6.9 x 5.7 mm
$ 16.20
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ID: 3306274 pcs
thumb image of 2.8ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Chocolate Opal (ID: 330627)
2.75 ct Chocolate Opal
7 x 5.1 mm
$ 82.50
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ID: 3245161 pcs
thumb image of 3.1ct Marquise Cabochon Multicolor Opal (ID: 324516)
3.11 ct Opal
18.3 x 7.9 mm
$ 124.40
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ID: 4287912 pcs
thumb image of 1.4ct Oval Cabochon White Opal (ID: 428791)
1.41 ct Opal
7.9 x 5.8 mm
$ 39.48
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ID: 3164401 pcs
thumb image of 1.4ct Oval Facet Multicolor Opal (ID: 316440)
1.36 ct Opal
10.2 x 7.8 mm
$ 57.12
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ID: 3297955 pcs
thumb image of 2.7ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Black Opal (ID: 329795)
2.70 ct Black Opal
7 x 5 mm
$ 108.00
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ID: 3303254 pcs
thumb image of 3ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Chocolate Opal (ID: 330325)
3.00 ct Chocolate Opal
7.9 x 6.1 mm
$ 90.00
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ID: 3297995 pcs
thumb image of 2.7ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Black Opal (ID: 329799)
2.67 ct Black Opal
7 x 5 mm
$ 106.80
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ID: 3303414 pcs
thumb image of 3ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Chocolate Opal (ID: 330341)
3.01 ct Chocolate Opal
7.1 x 6 mm
$ 90.30
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ID: 3306884 pcs
thumb image of 2.5ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Chocolate Opal (ID: 330688)
2.50 ct Chocolate Opal
7 x 5.1 mm
$ 75.00
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ID: 3297844 pcs
thumb image of 2.5ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Black Opal (ID: 329784)
2.54 ct Black Opal
7 x 5.1 mm
$ 101.60
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ID: 3245291 pcs
thumb image of 4.9ct Cushion Cabochon Multicolor Black Opal (ID: 324529)
4.89 ct Black Opal
15.2 x 9.7 mm
$ 195.60
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ID: 4287922 pcs
thumb image of 1.9ct Oval Cabochon White Opal (ID: 428792)
1.89 ct Opal
8 x 6.1 mm
$ 52.92
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Ethiopian Opal Gems
Although Ethiopia is one of the oldest sites of human existence, Ethiopian opal is relatively new to the market, being available since the mid 1990s, and appearing on the market around 2003. Ethiopian opal base colors include white, yellow, orange, dark red, caramel and chocolate. These beautiful opals may be transparent, translucent or opaque. Ethiopian opals thus may be faceted or cut en cabochon and are available in various shapes and sizes.

More than any other gem, each opal is distinctly an individual. No other stone has as rich and varied a folklore. Opals are also the most delicate gems commonly worn. They require special care to insure their health and longevity. Opal's fire was long thought to be the result of iridescence. However, with the advent of scanning electron microscopes, we now know that it is a result of diffraction. Opal is relatively soft, with a rating of 5.5-6.5 on Mohs scale. Despite its frequent use in rings, opal is a poor choice for a ring stone; it is much better suited to earrings, pins, and pendants.

To find the Ethiopian opal gems that you seek, filter the results further by using the left-hand menu. You can buy Ethiopian opals by shape or color. By using the top menu, you can search by carat weight, size, price and other factors, to enable you to find the exact Ethiopian opal gems that you are looking for. All items are in stock and ready to be shipped.
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