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Lot 208 of 369



Lot 208: A Gentleman's Treated Opal and Gold Ring


Hammer Price
$1,400 CAN


The broad tapering Modernist band set with a pear-shaped treated opal measuring 22.33 mm by 17.35 mm by 7.75 mm, amid two linear cut-out details, in polished 18k gold, size 14

Weight: 32.1 grams
Opal: Treated (sugar treatment), of a very dark blackish grey body colour, displaying a medium strength play of colour, in green and blue rolling flash patterns. Treated opal is a natural material with flashes of opal colour in a light coloured background. The treatment uses a process including a sugar solution to create a dark background, this way, the natural flashes of colour are more readily seen.
Good condition

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June 2021 1,200 – 1,500
936 – 1,170
780 – 975