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Golden Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 5.5ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 493533)

Oval Golden Cat's Eye Opal

5.5ct
12.3 x 9.2 mm
$ 27.30
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Medium Brown Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 5.1ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 493534)

Oval Brown Cat's Eye Opal

5.1ct
12.6 x 10.5 mm
$ 25.65
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Light Caramel Brown Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 4.6ct Round Cabochon (ID: 494017)

Round Brown Cat's Eye Opal

4.6ct
10 mm
$ 13.83
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Earthy Brown Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 8.2ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 494033)

Oval Brown Cat's Eye Opal

8.2ct
13.8 x 12.7 mm
$ 24.51
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Espresso Brown Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 7ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 494136)

Oval Brown Cat's Eye Opal

7ct
14.6 x 9.1 mm
$ 11.40
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Warm Brown Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 9.6ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 494026)

Oval Brown Cat's Eye Opal

9.6ct
15.5 x 10.8 mm
$ 28.77
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Mellow Yellow Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 3.4ct Round Cabochon (ID: 517577)

Round Yellow Cat's Eye Opal

3.4ct
10.6 mm
$ 13.68
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Goldenrod Yellow Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 1.9ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 484246)

Oval Yellow Cat's Eye Opal

1.9ct
8.7 x 7 mm
$ 9.35
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Earthy Brown Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 6.4ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 484205)

Oval Brown Cat's Eye Opal

6.4ct
15.2 x 11.6 mm
$ 32.20
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Warm Yellow Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 5.6ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 494135)

Oval Yellow Cat's Eye Opal

5.6ct
13.2 x 8.5 mm
$ 9.23
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Mellow Yellow Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 5.3ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 520147)

Oval Yellow Cat's Eye Opal

5.3ct
13.3 x 8.7 mm
$ 21.00
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Royal Yellow Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 11.6ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 494494)

Oval Yellow Cat's Eye Opal

11.6ct
15.4 x 12.8 mm
$ 23.10
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Warm Brown Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 3.7ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 493514)

Oval Brown Cat's Eye Opal

3.7ct
11.5 x 7.2 mm
$ 18.55
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Golden-Orange Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 4.5ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 494016)

Oval Golden Cat's Eye Opal

4.5ct
12.5 x 9.5 mm
$ 13.35
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Golden Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 10.5ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 494027)

Oval Golden Cat's Eye Opal

10.5ct
16.1 x 11.2 mm
$ 31.38
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Warm Brown Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 4.4ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 494025)

Oval Brown Cat's Eye Opal

4.4ct
10.9 x 8.9 mm
$ 13.17
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Medium Yellow Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 7.9ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 494138)

Oval Yellow Cat's Eye Opal

7.9ct
15 x 10.1 mm
$ 12.89
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Yellowish Golden Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 4.8ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 494132)

Oval Golden Cat's Eye Opal

4.8ct
12.7 x 8.3 mm
$ 7.79
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Golden Brown Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 3ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 494488)

Oval Brown Cat's Eye Opal

3ct
12.3 x 7.1 mm
$ 5.96
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Golden Brown Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 7.3ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 494137)

Oval Brown Cat's Eye Opal

7.3ct
14.9 x 9.3 mm
$ 11.89
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Medium Brown Cat's Eye Opal Gem - 4.8ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 520148)

Oval Brown Cat's Eye Opal

4.8ct
14 x 8.6 mm
$ 19.04
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Cat's Eye Opal

About Cat’s Eye Opal

Cat’s Eye Opal is a rare type of Opal that displays an effect when adequately cut and polished. These stones naturally present a bright line of light across the surface of the gemstone. In fact what is happening is a visual phenomenon that’s occurring from many fine inclusions that are in the stone.

When light enters into Cat’s Eye Opal or any ‘cats eye’ stone for that matter, it bounces back out creating a stunning visual effect that’s sought after. Almost all of our Cat's Eye Opal is sourced from Madagascar and is untreated. Occasionally you may see a stone from a different source or a gem that has a treatment of some type all the details will be on the stones detail page.

How do I Buy Cat’s Eye Opal from GemSelect?

It’s quite easy to shop our selection of 100% Natural Cat’s Eye Opal. Due to this stones rarity, it is only available in small quantities and is sold as Cabochon cut individual stones. GemSelect’s Cabochons are available in a wide range of sizes, and with a lot of effects and appearances to the different stones, so please shop by preference.

What colors are available in Cat’s Eye Opal?

Cat’s Eye Opal has many colors it can display naturally without any treatment. The colors can vary greatly and include natural cream tones, yellow, brown, green, multicolored, orange, and more. Cat's Eye Opal is typically greenish yellow, yellow-brown, or creamy honey color, and it exhibits a dominant cat's eye effect. The opacity of the stone can change quite a bit too with both translucent and opaque gems for purchase.

More than the colors that are displayed the importance of the stone comes from its size and the quality of the stone material itself. Some gems are of exceptional size and exhibit unusual patterns or effects, and those stones are rarer and therefore more valuable.

Why should I purchase 'Cat’s Eye Opal?'

Well, Cat’s Eye Opal is a sought-after stone for many Gemstone collectors due to its rarity. It is also a great stone to purchase for someone's Birthday as it is the Birthstone of October. As with all Opal, this stone is also the stone given on the 14th Anniversary as a gift to your loved one.

What about the Mohs Scale of Hardness? What is a Good Design Idea for Cat’s Eye Opal?

Cat’s Eye Opal rates on the Mohs Scale of Hardness a 5.5 to 6.5 out of 10. It can be worn daily but should be with care. The design applications it is the best known for would be pendants and rings as these design ideas require only one stone, therefore, suit the uniqueness of this particular gem.

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