Lightning Ridge Black Opal. It gets its name from a real Australian town in New South Wales and is one of the rarest kinds of opal on the planet.

Just magical to see!Twin Galaxy Stones A stunning pair of nearly identical Lightning Ridge Black Opals. These rare stone are both more valuable and far more fragile than diamonds.

Lightning Ridge Solid Gem Crystal Opal  Calibrated 9 x 7mm  A very bright and clean piece of Gem Crystal Opal, playing beautiful greens interlaced with hints of mauve.

MY BIRTHSTONE! Lightning Ridge Solid Gem Crystal Opal Calibrated 9 x A very bright and clean piece of Gem Crystal Opal, playing beautiful greens interlaced with hints of mauve.

18k white gold solid Australian Lightning Ridge Black Opal and Diamond Engagement Ring (13289) by justopal on Etsy

white gold solid Australian Lightning Ridge Black Opal and Diamond Engagement Ring by justopal on Etsy, reminds me of no place like home!

An 11.45 carat black opal Krementz purchased in Lightning Ridge, Australia. Courtesy of Richard Krementz Gemstones. Photo by Robert Weldon/GIA  (Gemological Institute of America)    via Dieter Rosenkranz

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 from Coocoran Opal Fields, Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia                                                                                                                                                      More

Black Opal from Coocoran Opal Fields, Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia. Nature is beautiful.

Unique/ Classic Black Opal  Lightning Ridge, Australia   This unique and unusual cabochon of true black opal has been fashioned by the gem cutter in a lozenge-shaped outline. The body color is a true black, w/vibrant & vivid play-of-color in blues & greens, characteristic for the region

Unique and Classic Black Opal Lightning Ridge, Australia This unique and unusual cabochon of true black opal has been fashioned by the gem cutter as in a lozenge-shaped outline--a rather unusual and elegant shape.

Lightning Ridge black opal.  http://www.flickr.com/photos/woodsstoneworksandphotofactory/2412732142/in/photostream/

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Black Opal is Australia’s national gemstone, and black opal is the rarest and most valuable of its kind

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 | Blue Harlequin pattern | Lightning Ridge, Australia ~ this is incredibly beautiful <3

Black Opal - Blue Harlequin pattern / Lightning Ridge, Australia (I can't believe how stunning this stone is!

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.

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.

Ring from Temple St. Clair with an Australian Lightning Ridge black opal

use JR mixed stone round from Michele - Ring from Temple St. Clair with a magnificent Australian 'Lightning Ridge' Black Opal.

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