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 Post subject: my opal is not return to it's original milky color
PostPosted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:46 pm 
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several days ago i put my ethiopian opal into glass of water. And i leave it for few minutes. And i took out from the water. the opals is now transparent and disappear it's milky color.
now it's not return to it's original milky color.

Please HELP......... :cry:


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:44 am 
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How long has it been? Depending on how 'thirsty' the stone is and how humid it is it could take up to a week.


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Sometimes even longer than a week.
Be patient.....you haven't killed it.


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A week is normal. If you're in a dry climate, less, if humid, possibly more.

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