Lightning Ridge, New South Wales
This incredible gem is a world class loose natural Australian black opal from the Lightning Ridge opal fields of remote outback New South Wales. This region produces the best black opals in the world and this gem is a perfect example of the quality and caliber that has won Lightning Ridge world renown. This beautiful black opal displays the full colour spectrum with big bold flashes of gold and orange. It is truly a magnificent gem and to hold it in the palm of your hand is to realise fully why opal is considered the Queen of Gems. This is a wonderful black opal and is perfect for the collector of fine gems or the investor. It is also ideal for a jewellery setting, especially a ring or pendant. Highly recommended.