These two carved Boulder Opal dolphins have excellent life like detail.
The two dolphins are captured diving from the waves.
The detail of the carving is visible both sides of the piece , making it difficult to decide the front of the carving from the back.
Both the carving and polish are beautifully done.
This boulder opal carving highlights the gorgeous natural patterns within the natural chocolate brown ironstone.
The dolphin carving has a highly polished surface with heaps of that natural character that Boulder Opal is known for.
Boulder Opal is a beautiful and unique opal that has a huge variety of color not found in any other gemstone.
It is a unique form of opal because it is found as a mixture of precious opal and iron stone together.
The Boulder Opal was mined in the Winton area and has been expertly hand shaped and polished to highlight the natural beauty of the opal.
This is an excellent showpiece for any gemmologist, collector or opal enthusiast.
Opal Specimen Dimensions
The polished Boulder Opal dolphin carving measures 65mm by 25mm at the base, it stands 49mm at the tallest point, and 85mm at the widest point.