• #139 Australian Lightning Ridge Natural Black Opal Stone Special Offer!!!

    Black opal is the most valuable type of opal and it is predominantly found in Lightning Ridge. This dark body tone appears because the natural backing or tint of the stone is dark grey or black common potch (opal without colour).
    AU $0.01
    1 bid
    AU $4.99 postage
    Ending 4 May at 15:15 AEST8d 17h
  • #145 Australian Natural Solid Black Opal Stone For Pendant & Ring & Earring

    Crystal opals are a more widely found across the various Australian opal fields. Crystal opals are characterised by their transparency. If you hold a crystal opal up to the light you will see that the light passes through the stone.
    AU $39.99
    AU $4.99 postage
    or Best Offer
  • #121 Australian Lightning Ridge Natural Black Opal Stone Special Offer!!!

    Black opal is the most valuable type of opal and it is predominantly found in Lightning Ridge. This dark body tone appears because the natural backing or tint of the stone is dark grey or black common potch (opal without colour).
    AU $9.50
    4 bids
    AU $4.99 postage
    Ending Thursday at 2:12 AEST4h 38m
  • #138 Australian Lightning Ridge Natural Black Opal Stone Special Offer!!!

    Black opal is the most valuable type of opal and it is predominantly found in Lightning Ridge. This dark body tone appears because the natural backing or tint of the stone is dark grey or black common potch (opal without colour).
    AU $5.50
    2 bids
    AU $4.99 postage
    Ending 1 May at 23:00 AEST6d 1h
  • lightning ridge opal

    AU $29.95
    Free postage
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  • Low Grade Australian Gemstone Opal Rough Lapidary - RO266

    Material : Lightning Ridge rough. Shape : Rough. The video shows a good deal more of the whole parcel.
    AU $33.00
    or Best Offer
    7 watching
  • Solid Opal Rough Matrix Rub - 19 carats - Item 2 - See ALL pictures!

    Solid Opal Rough Matrix from Andamooka - Item 2. May require re-treating. I am not an expert in matrix or treated opals so will have to leave up to you! All pictures taken in Natural sunlight when possible with no computer trickery.
    AU $5.99
    0 bids
    AU $7.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 9:58 AEST2d 12h
  • Lightning Ridge Cut Black Opal Lr18403 Promotion

    Lr18403 - YouTube. Lightning Ridge cut blue green on black opal. Perfect for a ring. Slightly baroque shape.
    AU $22.55
    11 bidsEnding Thursday at 14:47 AEST17h 12m
  • #135 Australian Lightning Ridge Natural Black Opal Stone Special Offer!!!

    Black opal is the most valuable type of opal and it is predominantly found in Lightning Ridge. This dark body tone appears because the natural backing or tint of the stone is dark grey or black common potch (opal without colour).
    AU $9.50
    2 bids
    AU $4.99 postage
    Ending Saturday at 5:00 AEST2d 7h
  • 891.0 cts Rough Boulder Opal

    AU $0.99
    1 bid
    AU $15.00 postage
    Ending 1 May at 23:12 AEST6d 1h
  • Lightning Ridge Preshaped Opal Rough LRRR18402 Promotion

    Lightning Ridge semi Black opal rub, green orange pin fire, ready for you to final shape and polish. LRRR18402, weight currently 2.46ct. Will cut a nice stone. Note: stone is uncut. Lrrr18402 - YouTube.
    AU $15.50
    7 bidsEnding Thursday at 15:11 AEST17h 37m
  • Solid Opal Rough Matrix Rubs - 10.6 carats - Item 7 - See ALL pictures!

    Solid Opal Rough Matrix from Andamooka - Item 7. 3 stones. May require re-treating. I am not an expert in matrix or treated opals so will have to leave up to you! All pictures taken in Natural sunlight when possible with no computer trickery.
    AU $9.99
    0 bids
    AU $7.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 10:25 AEST2d 12h
  • Lightning Ridge Semi Black Opal

    The back as can be seen is blue green colour and the piece weighs 18.57 carats ! It has been part carved as can be seen, and cut and polished conventionally. The stone is ideal for a necklace or a very large ring !
    AU $1,200.00
    0 bids
    Free postage
    Ending 29 Apr at 14:59 AEST3d 17h
  • New listingopal lightning rhydge

    AU $5.99
    1 bid
    Free postage
    Ending 5 May at 12:59 AEST9d 15h
  • NATURAL OPAL MATRIX . ANDAMOOKA AUSTRALIA. ROUGH

    THESE ARE BEAUTIFUL NATURAL OPAL MATRIX FROM ANDAMOOKA AUSTRALIA.OPAL MATRIX NOW VERY HARD TO GET. These stones have been treated. These are Andamooka Opal Matrix stones.
    AU $120.00
    Free postage
    or Best Offer
  • New listingblack opal solid lightning ridge

    Lightning ridge, cut, solid black opal. Its has dominantly green and slightly blue colours. Straw pattern. 0.60 carats. 6mm × 5mm. Would look great set into a ring.
    AU $43.90
    0 bidsEnding 2 May at 9:25 AEST6d 11h
  • Awesome 25ct Australian Opal Rough Lightning Ridge - Colour !! #0035

    TCW = 25ct Genuine natural high quality opal rough, excellent value. Origin: Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia Photos taken in natural sunlight and have not been colour enhanced, cropped only and material wet. Miner clearout, quality stones at realistic prices. Trusted seller, checkout my feedback and buy with confidence. Postage includes cost of packing materials, Registered post only. Combined shipping available, please request at checkout. Please feel free to send through any questions before bidding.
    AU $72.00
    Free postage
    or Best Offer
  • Best Offer! Beautiful coloured 0.60 Solid Lightning Ridge Dark Crystal Opal

    Beautiful colour, 0.60 carat Solid Lightning Ridge Black Opal. -From Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia. -Body Tone: N5. -Width: 6.8 mm. -Length: 8.2 mm. -Depth: 1.8 mm.
    AU $149.00
    AU $9.95 postage
    or Best Offer
  • #130 Australian Lightning Ridge Natural Black Opal Stone Special Offer!!!

    Black opal is the most valuable type of opal and it is predominantly found in Lightning Ridge. This dark body tone appears because the natural backing or tint of the stone is dark grey or black common potch (opal without colour).
    AU $33.99
    Was: Previous priceAU $39.99
    Free postage
    or Best Offer
  • 3.96 ct (3 pcs) natural solid semi black / crystal opal stones from Australia

    Solid natural, genuine Australian opals from Australia, NOT synthetic, not a doublet or triplet. YouTube Video : " 3.96 ct parcel of solid crystal opal (2pcs) and semi black (1) opal by opal first ".
    AU $198.00
    Free postage
    or Best Offer
  • SOLID BLACK OPAL 1.00CT 8.2x7.2 LIGHTNING RIDGE CABOCHON OVAL NATURAL STONE

    Colour Green, orange with blue (multi coloured). Black Opal: Black Opal is found mainly at Lightning Ridge N.S.W. 600km northwest of Sydney. Shape Oval - low cabochon. Origin Lightning Ridge NSW Australia.
    AU $159.00
    Free postage
  • AMAZING SOLID CRYSTAL OPAL TOTAL 1.35 CTS - MESMERISING VIVID OPAL

    A very beautiful solid Australian Crystal Opal, with a total carat weight of 1.35cts. The free form shape is 9mm x 8mm and 2mm thick which is a perfect size for a lot of jewellery pieces.
    AU $200.00
    AU $9.00 postage
    or Best Offer
  • C17 Natural Loose Stone Australian Solid Black Opal Stone For Pendant & Ring

    Crystal opals are a more widely found across the various Australian opal fields. Crystal opals are characterised by their transparency. If you hold a crystal opal up to the light you will see that the light passes through the stone.
    AU $220.99
    Was: Previous priceAU $259.99
    Free postage
    or Best Offer
    17 watching
  • Lightning Ridge Preshaped Opal Rough LRRR1813

    Lightning Ridge Black opal, bargain! mixed rubs parcel, nice small stones to be cut, very bright, ready for you to final shape and polish. LRRR1813, 13 pieces, weight currently 17 ct. Lrrr1813 - YouTube.
    AU $500.00
    or Best Offer
  • 1.56 ct solid semi black opal from Lightning Ridge Australia by Opal First VIDEO

    Solid natural, genuine opals from Australia, NOT synthetic, not a doublet or triplet. YouTube VIDEO : " 1.56 ct solid semi black / dark opal VIDEO by opal first Australia ". ORIGIN : LIGHTNING RIDGE .
    AU $300.00
    Free postage
    or Best Offer
  • BLACK OPAL NOBBY 54.40CTS JAG HILL LIGHTNING RIDGE SEMI POLISH AUSTRALIA GEM EXC

    AUSTRALIAN BLACK OPAL NOBBY. Lightning Ridge N.S.W. - Jag Hill. Lightning Ridge Jag Hill New South Wales. Area - Jag Hill. Even expensive black/dark opals may have only a very thin colour bar on black potch (Colourless Opal).
    AU $435.00
    Free postage
    or Best Offer
  • NATURAL SOLID BLACK OPAL 0.92CT LIGHTNING RIDGE LOOSE STONE PEAR GREEN BLUE

    Black Opal: Black Opal is found mainly at Lightning Ridge N.S.W. 600km northwest of Sydney. Shape Pear - Low Cabochon. Origin Lightning Ridge NSW Australia. (non-precious opal) was discovered. About opal colours photographs:The colours of an opal shown in photographs vary in different lighting and.
    AU $295.00
    Free postage
  • NATURAL SOLID BLACK OPAL LOOSE 5.53CT 14 x 12 AUSTRALIAN LIGHTNING RIDGE OVAL

    All opal sold here is genuine solid Australian opals. Black Opal: Black Opal is found mainly at Lightning Ridge N.S.W. 600km northwest of Sydney. Lightning Ridge, NSW Australia. Natural solid black opal 5.53ct - YouTube.
    AU $310.00
    Free postage
  • NATURAL SOLID BLACK OPAL 2.41CT LIGHTNING RIDGE OVAL LOOSE UNSET MULTI COLOUR

    Colour Multi coloured. Black Opal: Black Opal is found mainly at Lightning Ridge N.S.W. 600km northwest of Sydney. Origin Lightning Ridge NSW Australia. (non-precious opal) was discovered. About opal colours photographs:The colours of an opal shown in photographs vary in different lighting and.
    AU $210.00
    Free postage
  • NATURAL SOLID BLACK OPAL 1.52CT LOOSE STONE AUSTRALIAN LIGHTNING RIDGE CABOCHON

    Natural solid black opal 1.52ct from Lightning Ridge NSW Australia. All opal sold here is genuine solid Australian opals. Black Opal: Black Opal is found mainly at Lightning Ridge N.S.W. 600km northwest of Sydney.
    AU $289.00
    Free postage
  • NATURAL SOLID BLACK OPAL 6.64CT LOOSE STONE AUSTRALIAN LIGHTNING RIDGE OVAL

    All opal sold here is genuine solid Australian opals. Black Opal: Black Opal is found mainly at Lightning Ridge N.S.W. 600km northwest of Sydney. Lightning Ridge, NSW Australia. (non-precious opal) was discovered.
    AU $345.00
    Free postage
  • BLACK OPAL 5.48CT 17x11 SOLID NATURAL LIGHTNING RIDGE AUSTRALIA LOOSE UNSET

    Black Opal: Black Opal is found mainly at Lightning Ridge N.S.W. 600km northwest of Sydney. Origin Lightning Ridge NSW Australia. (non-precious opal) was discovered. About opal colours photographs:The colours of an opal shown in photographs vary in different lighting and.
    AU $295.00
    Free postage
  • NATURAL SOLID AUSTRALIAN BLACK OPAL LOOSE 1.20CT OVAL CABOCHON DARK RED

    All opal sold here is genuine solid Australian opals. Oval - High Cabochon. (non-precious opal) was discovered. Natural solid black opal 1.20ct - YouTube. SOLID BLACK OPAL LOOSE STONE 1.20CT. About opal colours photographs:The colours of an opal shown in photographs vary in different lighting and.
    AU $380.00
    Free postage
  • BLACK OPAL Red Orange Blue Green Gold Mauve BRILLIANT FIRE 0.87ct

    This is a truely unique one of a kind 0.87ct black opal with Red, Gold, Orange, Green, Blue, Mauve fire. The colour is just brilliant and intense. The colour changes as the opal is moved around as seen in the various photographs. The opal is from Lightning Ridge NSW Australia, the home of black opal. This beautiful opal will make an outstanding pendant or ring and will dazzle you with its amazing play of colours. The opal has been cut into a freeform shape to maximise the colour plays. The colour sits ontop of black opal potch with brilliant multi colour plays on the top and green amongst black potch on the back of the stone. As seen in the photographs the back is slightly undulating. Overall maximum dimensions are 11.23mm long, 5.88mm wide and 2.37mm thick.
    AU $1,195.00
    Free postage
  • DARK OPAL Red Gold Green Blue Blocky Pattern 1ct Beautiful Colour

    This is a very beautifil red, gold, green, blue and colours in between dark opal from Lightning Ridge NSW Australia. The Opal has an overall blocky pattern with disticnt colour patches which radiate different colours as the opal is turned around. There is a little patch of sand on the bottom as seen in the photograph. I have taken multiple photographs from various angles so you can clearly see the beautiful array colours and their orientation. Overall maximum approximate dimensions are: weight 1ct; length 15.65mm; width 4.2mm; height 2.25mm. This Australian opal has been photographed with a US 1 cent coin for comparison purposes only. Condition as per photographs.
    AU $575.00
    Free postage
  • 3.00 cts & polished semi black opal harlequin . Solid opal . Natural

    3.00 cts cut and polished semi black opal harlequin . From lightning ridge nsw . Some sand on the back and sides . But the front no sand . Still a solid piece of opal . Its got very large flashes of all the colors you can think of . Absolutely gorgeous. Its a extremely beautiful opal . Size of stone . 14x9x4mm . Solid and natural.
    AU $4,000.00
    Free postage
    or Best Offer
  • C14 Natural Loose Stone Australian Solid Black Opal Stone For Pendant & Ring

    Crystal opals are a more widely found across the various Australian opal fields. Crystal opals are characterised by their transparency. If you hold a crystal opal up to the light you will see that the light passes through the stone.
    AU $135.99
    Was: Previous priceAU $159.99
    Free postage
    or Best Offer
  • Lightning Ridge Preshaped Opal Rough LRRR1811

    Lightning Ridge Black opal, green orange rolling flash, ready for you to final shape and polish. LRRR1811, weight currently 1.77
    AU $1,100.00
  • Lightning Ridge Preshaped Black Opal Rough LRCR1720

    Lightning Ridge preshaped opals ready for you to final shape, buff out the minor sand spots and polish. LRCR1720 eight stones currently 16.08ct. Finished to #600 hard diamond wheel, so surface scratches still to be removed.
    AU $450.00
  • Lightning Ridge Preshaped Opal Rough LRRR1812

    Lightning Ridge Black opal, mixed rubs parcel, nice small stones to be cut, very bright, ready for you to final shape and polish. LRRR1812, weight currently 12 ct. LRRR1812 - YouTube.
    AU $500.00
    or Best Offer
  • BLACK CRYSTAL OPAL 1.23CT 14.4x7.5 SOLID NATURAL LGHTNING RIDGE AUSTRALIA LOOSE

    Colour Orange, yellow with blue and green (Multi coloured). Black Opal: Black Opal is found mainly at Lightning Ridge N.S.W. 600km northwest of Sydney. (non-precious opal) was discovered. Natural solid black crystal 1.23ct opal loose stone - YouTube.
    AU $175.00
    Free postage
  • NATURAL BLACK OPAL 3.23CT 14 x10 SOLID LIGHTNING RIDGE AUSTRALIA LOOSE UNSET

    Black Opal: Black Opal is found mainly at Lightning Ridge N.S.W. 600km northwest of Sydney. Origin Lightning Ridge NSW Australia. (non-precious opal) was discovered. About opal colours photographs:The colours of an opal shown in photographs vary in different lighting and.
    AU $115.00
    Free postage
  • BLACK OPAL from Lightning Ridge Red patterned Art Stone. Unique One of a Kind

    What a stunning combination of red with a splash of green and orange coloured opal set amongst the black opal potch. An art stone is where the cutter leaves the potch which is opal with no colour (black, white or grey) and shapes the stone in this case an oval to create a unique pattern with the red, green and orange opal colours. The red opal colours are partially directional and they shade out to green from some angles as seen in the accompanying photographs. This opal will make an absolute stunning feature stone in a ring or pendant or can be left as is a unique specimen to be admired. This opal weighs just over 1ct or 0.21gms. It maximum overall dimensions are 9.7mm x 7.4mm x 2.4mm. For perspective the opal has also been photographed with a US one cent coin which is not included in the sale. New and unused.
    AU $125.00
    Free postage
  • NATURAL SOLID BLACK OPAL LOOSE 3.73CT 14.3 x 9 AUSTRALIAN LIGHTNING RIDGE OVAL

    All opal sold here is genuine solid Australian opals. Black Opal: Black Opal is found mainly at Lightning Ridge N.S.W. 600km northwest of Sydney. Lightning Ridge, NSW Australia. Natural solid black opal 3.73ct - YouTube.
    AU $450.00
    Free postage
  • SOLID AUSTRALIAN LIGHTNING RIDGE BLACK OPAL LOOSE 2.42CT PEAR SHAPE DARK RED

    All opal sold here is genuine solid Australian opals. Black Opal: Black Opal is found mainly at Lightning Ridge N.S.W. 600km northwest of Sydney. Lightning Ridge, NSW Australia. About opal colours photographs:The colours of an opal shown in photographs vary in different lighting and.
    AU $570.00
    Free postage
  • Lightning Ridge Preshaped Opal Rough LRRR1807

    Lightning Ridge bright green gold orange crystal opal, ready for you to final shape and polish. LRRR1807, total weight currently 4.97
    AU $175.00
  • NATURAL SOLID BLACK OPAL 3.25CT LOOSE AUSTRALIAN LIGHTNING RIDGE CABOCHON NAVY

    All opal sold here is genuine solid Australian opals. Black Opal: Black Opal is found mainly at Lightning Ridge N.S.W. 600km northwest of Sydney. Freeform - High Cabochon. Lightning Ridge, NSW Australia.
    AU $76.00
    Free postage
  • AUSTRALIAN BLACK OPAL 3.55CT 15.8x10.8 LIGHTNING RIDGE NATURAL SOLID LOOSE STONE

    Black Opal: Black Opal is found mainly at Lightning Ridge N.S.W. 600km northwest of Sydney. All opal sold here is genuine solid Australian opals. Origin Lightning Ridge NSW Australia. (non-precious opal) was discovered.
    AU $149.00
    Free postage
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Loose Black Opals

Opals are undoubtedly beautiful, but they also have a number of meanings associated with them. For example, the opal is the birthstone for October, and the stone used to celebrate the fourteenth year of a marriage. For a long time, opals were linked to bad luck, but in 1977 the discovery of a stunning black opal in Australia prompted the opal market to flourish. To this day, Australia remains the primary source of the world’s black and white opals. When looking to buy gemstones, there are multiple reasons to consider purchasing natural loose black opals.

Select the Type of Opal You Desire

When shopping for opals online, it is easy to become overwhelmed, so it is a good idea to take some time to consider the type of opal you wish to purchase. You might like to jot down some notes about the type of opal you desire, including factors like size, whether you prefer a smooth or rough opal and your ideal price range. Making such decisions at an early stage can make the shopping process quicker and more enjoyable.

Rough Loose Black Opals

Rough loose black opals are one of the options you can pick from when shopping online. This type of opal possesses a striking textural quality and could serve a number of different decorative purposes. For example, rough loose black opals could make a striking feature in a mosaic or home decor. One idea would be to purchase a selection of rough loose black opals and combine them with a softer element, like flowers, in a glass bowl. This would make a striking dining table centrepiece.

Oval Loose Black Opals

Oval Loose black opals are a beautiful alternative, if you would like to buy opals that are smooth. These opals would make a lovely gift, and there are other colour options available, if you would like to steer away from black.

Tips to Remember When Buying Opals Online

When buying online, it is a good idea to shop from vendors that provide a number of images. This allows you to ascertain the quality of the opals. Also, pay close attention to measurements listed, as it can be easy to misjudge the size of items when only referring to images.

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