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multicolour Fire chocolate opal - 14.00 ct

Lot reference 29548639
multicolour Fire chocolate opal - 14.00 ct

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Ethiopia - Cabochon - No Certification

Stone: Fire chocolate opal
Total carat weight: 14.00
Origin as given on certificate: Ethiopia
Cut & Shape: Cabochon
Certification: No Certification
Colour: multicolour
Treatment: No indication of treatments
Transparency/ clarity: Transparent
Sealed: No

Rare chocolate black opal from Ethiopia, from a mine that is now closed.
Old stone from the 1970s

Measurements: 19 mm in diameter and 9.8 mm in thickness
Weight: 14 ct
Cut: cabochon
Clarity: opaque
Vitreous lustre.
Very strong colour play (green, violet, red, yellow), lots of colours
Family: silicates
Variety: opal
Treatment: natural, untreated, unheated
Excellent condition.
Stone collected in Ethiopia, then cut in Antwerp

We are gemmologists who have worked at the GIA. We work for the LGR gemmology research laboratory ("Laboratoire de Recherche de Gemmologie"). We have direct access to the mine and buy rough stones in bulk which we cut in France.
We guarantee that all our stones are genuine.

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Catawiki member since April 28, 2016, received 18 reviews in total (15 in last 12 months)

Feedback score: 100% (15 reviews)
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    Bien reçu, merci
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    Olivier3070 October 11, 2019

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    Je viens de recevoir un msg de la poste, il va être déposé dans un point relais et vous pourrez le récupérer la bas. Un avis de passage sera dans votre boîte aux lettre dans 2/3 jours je pense.
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    Tutto bene, certificato e confezione protettiva
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    user-e58e959 October 5, 2019

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    je viens de recevoir mon colis en excellent état
    la pierre est belle, je suis contente
    cependant je remarque qu'il est payé 50€ de frais de port alors que l'envoi a couté 6.60€ d'ou un bénéfice
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    chatoune74 September 30, 2019

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    Bonjour je suis désolé pout le retard ce n’est pas de ma faute mais celle de la poste ( demain la pierre devrai arriver. N’hésitez à m’envoyer un message si un problème survient je vous rembourserai.
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    A fine Spinel with good colour and cut, the Topaz is ok too. Correct description, delivery in time. Good value for price, thank you.
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    user-5985284 September 5, 2019

  • Lovely ring, thank you

    JacquesFick April 22, 2019

  • Pierre encore plus belle en vrai, packaging génial, vendeur à recommander fortement !!

    user-49b8e27 March 25, 2019

  • Beautiful stone.
    Very expensive shipping costs.

    Luthien March 17, 2019

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    Vendeur très agréable et à l’écoute du client. Emballage très soigné et livraison ultra rapide. La pierre et un peu plus claire que l’idée que je m’était faite en regardant les images
    Merci.
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    user-383ab14 March 12, 2019

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    Superbe pierre encore plus belle que sur la photo. Emballage parfait, livraison très rapide, vendeur extrêmement attentionné et charmant. Si tous les achats pouvaient se passer de cette façon...Merci
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    user-49b8e27 March 5, 2019

  • The stone was as expected
    But transportcost of 90€Wen it arrived in a plastoc enveloppe labelled at 7.5€ !!! Is vastly exagerated
    Its a fasse way of making money on the side

    user-ed3a953 January 29, 2019

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    Great gems. Thank you monsieur!
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    jurrianbruggenkamp January 4, 2019

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    Wonderful opal.
    Is this chocolate opal also called Mezezo opal?
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    gwdecock November 30, 2018

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    The Topaz arrived a little bit late but in good conditions.
    Unfortunatly the seller used special ligth for the pictures. The Topaz is white with a touch of blue.
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    user-a78ab4e October 23, 2018

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    Hello, for the late I am sorry but it is not our fault
    Moreover, the topaz is blue like on pictures, we didn’t use a special light, the picture have been taken inside with sun light.
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United States $99.27
France $99.27
Rest of Europe $99.27
Anywhere else $99.27

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