10 Most Rare Gemstones in the World Rarer than a Diamond
That is why those seemingly innocuous stones and minerals can actually command millions of dollars. On the dark side, it can also be a cause for exploitation and even war.
Hand-held Lightning Ridge Black Opal
Very expensive. That play of color both captured my imagination and swallowed my wallet in one swell foop. And they're darn difficult to photograph too!
Star Pattern Opal
Star Pattern Opal Black opals displaying the full colour range from red to purple like this one are the most valuable, but the blaze of this stone is quite exceptional
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Boulder Opal - 01 - Photomicrograph - Photograph of Australian Boulder Opal
Opal in ironstone. Finite in depth, infinite in mystery. Details! ________ Photographic prints are all printed with an additional white border making the product larger, overall. This allows for more creative framing - if you decide that's for you. - 8"x12" with border = 8"x12" photo on 10"x15" paper - 10"x15" with border = 10"x15" photo on 12"x18" paper - 12"x18" with border = 12"x18" photo on 14"x22" paper - 15"x22.5" with border = 15"x 22.5" photo on 16"x24" paper ________ Styrene…
Ethiopian Opal Carving - Plasma Crystal at Treasurion.com
A miniature, crystal opal sculpture. Elegant design, full of flickering, yet strong fire. Within its slightly yellowish crystal body you can find whole display of elusive, metallic flashes. The play of colour is dominated by blue-aqua-green range but you'll glimpse some gold-orange-red at certain angles. Patterns visible in this carving could be best described as a mix between flame, digit and a broadflash. This opal is well suited for an original pendant or to be kept as a collector stone.