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If you love Diamonds and other gem stones this board is for you. I have collected a host of great info that will help you expand your knowledge about these beautiful objects..

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Two phone bidders competed 6 minutes for 'flawless' egg-sized jewel from Africa.

910-carat diamond found in southern African kingdom

A 118.28-carat white diamond sold in Hong Kong, Oct. 7, 2013, for about $30.6 million,the most paid for a white diamond. It is the biggest diamond ever sold at auction. The previous record price for a white diamond was $26.7 million. The largest D-color flawless type IIA diamond was mined in South Africa in 2011. Sotheby's didn't disclose the buyer and seller. (Vincent Yu/AP Photo)

If you're born in October, you can celebrate with either a Tourmaline or Opal diamond. Both are extremely versatile gemstones with plenty of colors.

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What Makes a Good Diamond

The elements of what makes a good diamond, are as multi-faceted as the diamond itself. This infographic shows just what makes a good diamond.

Pink diamond enthusiasts, take heed - our diamond expert shares 6 facts about pink diamonds you probably didn't know.

6 Facts About Pink Diamonds You Probably Didn't Know - In The Loupe

Pink diamond enthusiasts, take heed - our diamond expert shares 6 facts about pink diamonds you probably didn't know.

Rare Crystal Opal from Mintabie in South Australia. The opal deposits are depleted with no new production emerging. This example was set aside many years ago by the miner who could not bear to part with it.

Rare Large Crystal Opal

Rare Large Crystal Opal Mintabie, South Australia, Australia The opal deposits of Mintabie have long been depleted with no new production emerging. The present example was set aside many years ago by the miner who could not bear to part with it earlier. Simply contour polished to reveal its beauty, a vibrant electric green and blue pinpoint play-of-color are seen to dance across the surface. Such a notable piece would, no doubt, create a fine pendant.

Ethiopian opal with a Honeycomb pattern. Ethiopian opal is susceptible to clouding and then disintegrating.

OPAL-PORN

FREEAKY OPAL

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The play-of-color in this black opal has an exceptionally rare star pattern. - Courtesy Cody Opal~~~~looks like a slightly blurred image from the Hubble space telescope! Minerals And Gemstones, Rocks And Minerals, Beautiful Rocks, Mineral Stone, Rocks And Gems, Black Opal, Stones And Crystals, Gem Stones, Star Patterns

Opal Gemstone | Opal Stone

Opal is the product of seasonal rains that drenched dry ground in regions such as Australia’s semi-desert “Outback.” It is known for its unique display of flashing rainbow colors.

 Easily find and navigate to the exact type of opal you are interested in. From Black Opal to Yowah, we have individual categories. Minerals And Gemstones, Crystals Minerals, Rocks And Minerals, Stones And Crystals, Gem Stones, Chasing Unicorns, No Photoshop, Rocks And Gems, Opal Auctions

Help me buy an opal - by kenny

For some reason I suspect black opal is groovy. It will go into a pendant so nothing too small. Which vendor? What to look for? I'm clueless about...

OK, it's not a brooch, but it's yummy. The boulder opal "Zen Garden". see the Koi Fish on the upper left?

The boulder opal "Zen Garden"... see the Koi Fish on the upper left? Bill Kasso

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