Here is an enchanting sterling silver pendant set with Australian solid white opal – a remarkable piece that effortlessly blends simplicity and subdued opalescent tones. The triangular shape of the opal measures approximately 12X 10mm, encased in a bezel setting to display the beautiful multi colours of the semi translucent opal. The pendant is displayed on a delicate sterling silver trace chain - sold separately.
Australian solid opals are among the most precious gemstones in the world and are known for their eye-catching beauty and array of vivid colours. They range from 6 to 6.5 on the Mohs scale of hardness. Solid opal can be worn in water , however they do not like detergents, or any chemicals. It requires care when wearing so as to not scratch or break the stone. There are three different types of Australian solid opal: White Opal from South Australia, Boulder Opal from Queensland and Black Opal from Lightning ridge in New South Wales.