Pinnacle of color play within the opal spectrum

Subtle play-of-color with pastel tones

Noticeable play-of-color with medium saturation

Intense & vivid play-of-color with high saturation

Spectacular & dynamic play-of-color with exceptional saturation


No visible inclusions, even under magnification

Minor Inclusions

Few Inclusions

Minimal Inclusions

Virtually Flawless


(IF) Internally Flawless

(I-SI) Included - Slightly Included

(SI-VVS) Slightly Included -Very Very Slightly Included

(VVS) Very Very Slightly Included

(VVS-IF) Very Very Slightly Included - Internally Flawless

Quality Grade:

AAAA (Masterfully cut & finished, with the highest level of precision)

A (Crafted with care, with acceptable color, clarity & brilliance)

AA (Carefully crafted to bring out the best in color, clarity & brilliance)

AAA (Superior craftsmanship, with meticulous attention to detail)

AAAA (Utmost precision & artistry, reflecting an exceptional finish)

Percentile Rankings:

Top 1% overall, for quality, rarity & desirability

Top 25% for Color

Top 15% for Clarity

Top 5% for Brilliance

Top 1% Overall

Quality Comparable to:

Most coveted & unmatched Opals

Mid-range Opals

High-end Opals

Top-tier Opals

Rare & exceptional Opals


Extraordinary richness & depth of color play, showcasing unrivalled intensity and clarity

Minor inclusions may be present, but exhibit a charming & pleasing iridescence

Inclusions are minimal & do not distract from the overall beauty of the stone

Inclusions are rare &, if present, are minimal and do not detract from the overall brilliance

This grade of Opal is rare & precious, representing the pinnacle of quality