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INDONESIAN BLUE OPAL (POLISHED)

INDONESIAN BLUE OPAL (POLISHED)

I found this from blue opal sources in Indonesia.found in the same city, but different mining area. some large chunks look not good Uneven and porous colorsI tried some small chunks that looked good and solid. The color of the opal is very good and beautiful in bright blue.Many people say they will change color or white spots will appear. that often happens and I've experienced it. but that is only for unstable opals.The photo above is the blue opal i'm using Diamond and soft diamond wheels and course with enough water flow to make the opal always cold (stable...

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INDONESIAN BLUE OPAL (PETRIFIED WOOD)

INDONESIAN BLUE OPAL (PETRIFIED WOOD)

Indonesia has the largest deposit of petrified wood in the world, larger than Brazil, Arizona or even China. Indonesian Blue Petrified Wood is from ancient teak (hardwood) trees that turned to stone. The Blue Petrified Wood is from trees approximately 20 million years old. Minerals present in the mud and water prior to and during the petrification process leached into the wood giving it color. Petrified Wood comes from the Greek root petro, which means rock or stone, with literal meaning ‘wood turned into stone’. It’s the name given to the fossilized remains of terrestrial vegetation. Petrified Wood with Blue...

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