How opals are cut and prepared

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Shared January 15, 2019

Opals can be solid, a doublet - a slice of opal on a black background - or a triplet - a doublet with a clear layer on top. Have a look at how doublets are prepared in the opal capital Coober Pedy, South Australia, from slicing opal into very thin sheets to the finished gems that grace jewellery