WHITE OPALS

Ethiopia has vast deposits of minerals and gemstones. If you wish to find out more about any of our products and services, please contact us.

WHITE OPALS

Rough and polished Ethiopian white opals from the deposit at Wegel Tena and Mezzo. We source rough and cut and polish custom-made cabochons for jewelry companies and collectors.

For more information, please see our sister company, Exhibit Gems, for the latest opal information.

Characteristics:

  • No treatment (100% natural – no smoke, dye, heat or oil treatment)
  • Hydrophane – does absorb water
  • Colour patterns include: harlequin, patchwork, honeycomb etc.

Physical specifications:

Body tone N5 – N7 (white body tone types)
Brightness 1 – 3 (1 = brightest, 7 = dullest)
Rough size 2-10 cm in diameter

SAMPLE PICTURES

White Ethiopian opalRough honeycomb Ethiopian white opal