Opal consist 3% - 21 % water, it comes in the category of mineraloid. In the early 1990s a new type of opal surfaced in Ethiopia, which was brown material in nodule. During year 2008 opal from Wollo was discovered. Ethiopian fire opals have striking pattern formations which make each opal unique. Some opals have diverse play of colors from Neon reds, oranges, green, blue, white, yellow, brown and a fire color.Some Ethiopian opal has points displaying spectral colors. There are also some "rainbow" opals, where each patches of play-of-color display the entire rainbow of spectral colors. Some Ethiopian opal has digit patterns, others has fossilized plants in them. Availability :Ethiopian Opal is only found in Ethiopia and no ware eals, and because of its rarity, if the demand were to rise, supply would not be abundant enough to keep up with it.
Care & Cleaning :Ethiopian Opal is rated at5.5- 6.5 on Moh's Scale of Hardness and are a durable stone that lacks cleavage, making it suitable for all jewelry purposes. Ethiopian Opal looks elegant when set with a quality piece of gold or silver jewelry because of the striking contrast. Avoid household chemicals and prolonged exposure to excessive heat. Ethiopian Opal can also be cleaned in warm soapy water with a soft brush. Our Return Policies are simpler.Our aim is customer's satisfaction only. Please take comfort in knowing that your satisfaction is guaranteed, if you like to return please return us in their original condition (free from scratches, blemishes or marks) within 14 days of receipt. Our agents will guide you through the process. The item "Natural Ethiopian Welo Opal Faceted Square Calibrated Size Gemstone Square Opal" is in sale since Wednesday, August 9, 2017. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Loose Diamonds & Gemstones\Loose Gemstones\Opal\Other Opals". The seller is "gemjewels09" and is located in JAIPUR, RAJASTHAN. This item can be shipped worldwide.