Ethiopian Opal is the newest variety of precious opal gemstone resourced from the Wollo Province of northern Ethiopia. The beautiful opals from Ethiopia show amazing play-of-color in varied body color and patterns. Hold this stone up to the light and be wowed by it’s amazing range of color. It’s literally a rainbow hiding in a gem.
First rediscovered by modern times in the 1990s, these opals are found in the steep volcanic cliffs that border the Great Rift Valley. While this boom for these opals is somewhat new, archeology shows that opals may have played a part in East African trade as early as 4000 B.C.
All minerals and stones vary in size and shape. You will receive a high quality specimen of the selected item but not the exact one pictured. All minerals, gems, stones and fossils are guaranteed to be top quality; sourced from ethical vendors around the world.
All orders ship same or next business day with exception to oversized items. Those items will be identified in the description (Items such as large taxidermy, skulls or exceedingly heavy minerals).
If the subtotal of your order is over $98 the shipping is free (the discount is applied automatically to the cart at checkout)
If there is an issue with your order or something arrives damaged, we will refund or replace the item.
Oversized items are only available for pick-up or if you arrange the shipping yourself. This will be indicated in the item description. However, we do have a very reliable and affordable option for shipping. For more information, please click here. We can also work with a shipping provider of your choosing.
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