black opal


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black opal

[¦blak ′ō·pəl]
(mineralogy)
A variety of gem-quality opal displaying internal reflections against a dark background.
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Kochuta's black opal ring was purchased for Beryl Ivey, the matriarch of a prominent London family.
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At a massive 529 carats it is the largest black opal ever mined and is currently on an exclusive four venue tour of the UK - starting with Johnson's Jeweller's in Queens Road, Nuneaton, where it is on show until tomorrow.
This is the first year we've done rich russet stones, garnets and orange diamonds, aquamarine, brown diamonds and black opal diamonds.
Foster's Mildara Blass produces some of Australia's best-known labels, including Wolf Blass, Black Opal, Greg Norman Estates, Yellowglen and Jamiesons Run.
Prichard's novels include The Black Opal (1921), Working Bullocks (1926), and Coonardoo (1929) and a trilogy set in the Western Australian goldfields: The Roaring Nineties (1946), Golden Miles (1948), and Winged Seeds (1950).
The fourteen newly launched winery websites and online stores using IBG's REthink Engine include Arista Wine Cellars, Baldacci Vineyards, Black Opal, Brooks Winery, DeBurca Winery, Eden Vale Wines, Ehrhardt Estate, Etude, Halleck Vineyard, McDowell Valley Vineyards, Renteria Wines, Seghesio Family Winery, Stonegate Winery, Terra Valentine, Titus Vineyards, Tricycle Wine, Vino Con Brio, William Cole Vineyards.
Large deposits were discovered in 1905 (initially of black opal at White Cliffs), and several additional mining areas came online during and after the 1960s, such as Coober Pedy, Andamooka, Lightning Ridge and Mintabie.
NEW YORK -- Black Opal Cosmetics is marking its 20th year as the leading beauty destination for women of color with a product collection that is available at leading national drug chains and through the Black Opal website.
Auctioneers Bonhams revealed that four rare pieces were uncovered in Mid and South Wales, including a rare Russian painting worth nearly pounds 100,000, a black opal and diamond pendant and a painting from celebrated Welsh landscape artist Sir Kyffin Williams.
The most pressing issue is finding a proper skin regimen--one that doesn't exacerbate the de facto characteristics of their skin," said Corey Huggins, brand manager for BioCosmetic Research Lab's Black Opal line.
The big story for BioCosmetic Research Labs this spring is the relaunch of its Black Opal line, which is being positioned as the "dream counselor" of African American women in helping turn their beauty dreams into reality.