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A piece of solid, natural transparent or translucent-coloured opal is glued to a dark backing (usually black glass), imitating nature's solid stone. The dark base enhances the OPAL's colour. Although some doublets can be quite valuable they are also a very cost-effective way of purchasing a beautiful OPAL at less expense.