This piece is made with Ethiopian Welo opal and South sea golden pearls. The opal has also been used to protect against illness and death, and was believed to bring good fortune. The beads are hand wired and the necklace is made of 18 carat yellow gold. Golden South Sea pearls are among the largest, most valuable pearls produced today. The necklace can be adjusted to different lengths with the use of the extension chain. Weight: 6.34 grams and the necklace is 45cm in length. Made in Australia.