Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Collection of Opals for sale - $10.8m

"The Phoenix" 91.07 carats A private collection of 12 uncut, untreated black opals is making its way around the world.

The collection was acquired by generational miners at Lightning Ridge, Australia over a period of 100 years. The pieces in the collection weigh from 21 to 6,085 carats.
"Stairway to Heaven" 6,085 carats.
21.65-carat "Pharaoh"Each opal has a report by the GIA describing each stone as “notable.” A collection of this size and quality would be impossibly rare to assemble.
The "Dreaming" opal necklace features a 105.4-carat green opal.
687.5-carat "Blue Lagoon"