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What are Fake Opals?

Fake opals are produced by synthesizing the silica beads that form natural opal. Fake opals are easy to spot by their regular play-of-colour due to identically sized silica beads. An experienced eye should be able to distinguish a fake opal from a natural solid opal with ease. A trick of the trade is to hold … Continue reading »

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