An carat Black Opal purchased by Richard Krementz in Lightning Ridge, Australia. Courtesy of Richard Krementz Gemstones. Photo by Robert Weldon/GIA (Gemological Institute of America) via Dieter Rosenkranz
Black Opal is Australia’s national gemstone. Found in the Lightning Ridge area in northwestern New South Wales, black opals are natural, solid stones that absorb scattered white light, giving it brilliant spectral colors.
Black Opal Black opal’s magical properties are based in the stone’s absorption of all colors. The stone’s extensive qualities makes it possible to charge it with energies necessary for magical spells. Wear a black opal to aid astral projection and to prot
Classic Black Crystal Opal Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia This fine and plump double-cabochon black crystal opal is the ideally suited to be mounted as a ring. A five out of five in terms of vividness and presence of color, the gem abounds in
Black Crystal Opal Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia Vivid broad flashes of electric blue and green are seen in this fine black crystal opal. The size would lend itself to creating a fine pendant from this classic Lightning Ridge material.