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ID: 3536221 pcs
thumb image of 1.2ct Oval Cabochon Orange Opal (ID: 353622)
1.17 ct Opal
8.1 x 5.9 mm
$ 46.80
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ID: 4617871 pcs
thumb image of 1.4ct Oval Facet Multicolor Opal (ID: 461787)
1.44 ct Opal
10.1 x 8.1 mm
$ 50.92
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ID: 3111571 pcs
thumb image of 1.2ct Pear Facet Multicolor Opal (ID: 311157)
1.17 ct Opal
11 x 7.9 mm
$ 46.80
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ID: 3102871 pcs
thumb image of 1.3ct Oval Facet Multicolor Opal (ID: 310287)
1.25 ct Opal
9.1 x 7 mm
$ 50.00
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ID: 4294621 pcs
thumb image of 0.6ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Opal (ID: 429462)
0.64 ct Opal
8 x 6.1 mm
$ 17.92
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ID: 4293101 pcs
thumb image of 0.6ct Oval Cabochon White Opal (ID: 429310)
0.60 ct Opal
7.8 x 6 mm
$ 16.80
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ID: 3166371 pcs
thumb image of 1.5ct Oval Facet Multicolor Opal (ID: 316637)
1.50 ct Opal
10.1 x 8.1 mm
$ 63.00
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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: 3231581 pcs
thumb image of 4.2ct Marquise Cabochon Multicolor Opal (ID: 323158)
4.19 ct Opal
21.5 x 7.6 mm
$ 159.22
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ID: 3193901 pcs
thumb image of 4ct Marquise Cabochon Multicolor Black Opal (ID: 319390)
3.99 ct Black Opal
18.7 x 8.3 mm
$ 159.60
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ID: 3237121 pcs
thumb image of 4.3ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Black Opal (ID: 323712)
4.34 ct Black Opal
15.4 x 10.7 mm
$ 173.60
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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: 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: 3686042 pcs
thumb image of 1.5ct Oval Cabochon Orange Opal (ID: 368604)
1.48 ct Opal
7.9 x 5.8 mm
$ 40.48
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ID: 3306394 pcs
thumb image of 2.6ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Chocolate Opal (ID: 330639)
2.56 ct Chocolate Opal
7.1 x 5.1 mm
$ 76.80
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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: 3303024 pcs
thumb image of 3.2ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Chocolate Opal (ID: 330302)
3.17 ct Chocolate Opal
8 x 6.1 mm
$ 95.10
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ID: 3111281 pcs
thumb image of 1.5ct Pear Facet Multicolor Opal (ID: 311128)
1.49 ct Opal
11.8 x 8.3 mm
$ 59.60
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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: 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: 3303114 pcs
thumb image of 3.2ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Chocolate Opal (ID: 330311)
3.23 ct Chocolate Opal
8 x 6.1 mm
$ 96.90
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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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