How To Get Your Own Troublesome, $1.1m Uncut Gem, The Black Opal

By Murray Clark, Esquire UK

15 Jan, 2020

"They say you can see the whole universe in opals, that’s how old they are,” says Howard Ratner as he gazes upon a raw block of black opal – the uncut gem from which Adam Sandler’s latest hit takes its name. It’s yet another half-truth from Sandler's motor-mouth diamond dealer. In real life, even a 7.89-carat black opal won't quite show you the cosmos.