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Crystal Opal is Not Crystal

Justin clears up confusion and let’s us in on his simple technique of telling what is, and what isn’t, a crystal opal. How can we tell? Do you need the body tone and brightness scale? Is white opal crystal? Help me Justin!! In this video, Justin tells us that the way to tell whether an opal is crystal actually has nothing to do with the body tone and brightness scale! Crystal opal has a body tone and brightness that is measured using this scale, like all opal, but the trick to telling whether it is considered crystal is by using a flashlight. How do I tell whether my Opal is…

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The Crystal Edit – Opals Under $1000

Mothers, like crystal opal, have a way of adding beauty to the everyday; fresh cut flowers on the dining table, delicious aromas that drift to you from the kitchen, or by adding a touch of feminine warmth to any home. In celebration of all the beautiful mothers of Australia and the world, we have put together a collection of crystal and white opal that reflect the gorgeous individual wearing it. The Crystal Edit is a wallet friendly collection of stones under US$1000 bound to make any mum feel special. Click Here To Shop The Edit Opals come in so many shapes, sizes, patterns, and colors that ultimately form a stone…

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Making decisions on what shapes to create with rough crystal opal: Part 2 video

Finished Crystal opals form Anadamooka

In todays video Justin shows us the results of the rough crystal opal which he sliced instead of polished.  He decides to cut several pairs and the results are spectacular. As you can see the difference between a cutter and a master cutter is knowing which way an opal will face best and how to bring out what many people call the “fire” or play of colour of an opal. If you missed the first video here it is too.

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