Ethiopian Welo Opal, Mexican Fire Opal, and Sterling Silver Necklace
Simple yet stunning, this lovely neckalce features five natural Ethiopian opal briolettes, strung on sterling silver wire. The transparent stones flash and glow richly in natural light. Between each briolette is a tiny faceted Mexican fire opal bead, each glowing a different shade of subtle yellow or orange. This lightweight, beautiful necklace would be gorgeous on a bride on her wedding day!
Stone: Natural, untreated Ethiopian opal briolettes, and Mexican fire opal beads
Cut: Teardrop shaped polished briolette
Color: Translucent, and very flashy with red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple fire
Measurements: The stones measures up to 6.5x10mm. 17" as photographed, available any length between 16" and 19"
Metal: Wire, chain, and handmade clasp made from sterling silver
Precious opal has been called a gemstone which combines the best possible characteristics of the most beautiful of gemstones: the fine sparkle of almandine (diamond), the shining purple of amethyst, the golden yellow of topaz, and the deep blue of sapphire, so that all colors shine and sparkle together in a beautiful combination. According to an old Australian Aboriginal legend, the Creator came down from the heavens on a rainbow and delivered a message of peace for all mankind. Stones that were near the place where His feet touched the ground suddenly came to life and began to sparkle. This was believed to be the birth of opal. Opal is the traditional birthstone for October.
Your gorgeous new treasure will arrive packaged in a sturdy paper kraft box with a soft foam insert, to protect and cushion the jewelry. Perfect for gifting!