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What is a Black Opal?

When we work so closely with Black Opal, we often forget the most basic of questions – what is a black opal? For many people they have no idea that the “black” we are referring to is the body tone. Many people are very surprised when we show them a black opal that is a riot of color. HUH? is usually the reaction! Yes, we agree, it is a bit confusing at first.

This video is for all of you who need a reminder and also for those new to opal and eager to understand the lingo!