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NEW YORK – Check the results of any auction of loose gemstones and you will find that the opals consistently prompt some of the fiercest fights and biggest winning bids. Jasper52 has wisely cut to the chase and offered an Exclusive All-Opals Auction on Wednesday, July 20, starting at 4 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – A gemstone, billed as one of the largest gem-quality opals in existence, was sold for $143,750 at auction in Alaska on February 20. The opal, dubbed the Americus Australis, weighs more than 11,800 carats, according to the auction house Alaska Premier Auctions & Appraisals. It also has a long history.