One 14.67 carats freeform cabochon opal from Welo Ethiopia, cut grade very good, measuring 14.9 mm wide, 23 mm long, 9 mm deep; with very good polish. This opal has a unique sraight bar of vivid color rarely seen in opal. This opal is hydrophane which can absorb water which alters the colors temporariliy. This hydrophane character is a positive trait which keeps this material from crazing and cracking. Avoid water and oils.
What makes jewelry & gemstones from us unlike anything else?
Our family has over 30 years of experience in the jewelry and gemstone business. Most of gemstones you see are cut by Steve Moriarty and all the jewelry designs were done by in house artist, Christopher Michael. No other company puts so much effort behind every gemstone and every design. Buying from Moriarty's Gem Art, you get more than gift, you get a story.
Time, imagination and energy go behind every piece of custom jewelry. From the cutting of the gemstones, to designing the perfect piece to fit it. The Moriarty family will make sure your piece of jewelry will be unlike anything else you have ever seen.