White Opal Jewelry - Artisan and Artist CraftedWhere the name comes from: Sanskrit upala meaning jewel.
Where the stones come from: 97% of the world's supply comes from Australia with South Australia providing 80%.
Chemistry: SiO2 - silica with a relatively high water content of 6-10% typically.
Colors: All colours, the internal structure of opals make them diffract light so causing a play of colors with the movement of the stone, greens and blues are most common with red being the rarest. The white refers to the base color.
...and another thing: Pattern and brilliance aer the main factors in deciding the value of an opal rather than its color.
Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change
Amazing White Opalite Sterling Silver Pendant
On sale - now 45.11 - was $60.15
Handmade Artisan Sterling Silver 925 Pendant with unique one of a kind Opalite, 19.80 grams of marvelous handcrafted jewelry design. Only one piece availble ready to ship! It's unique worldwide pendant - simply piece of art in world of fine jewelry.
White Bridge Fire Opalite Sterling Silver Bracelet
On sale - now 73.43 - was $97.9
Handmade Artisan Sterling Silver 925 Bracelet with unique one of a kind Fire Opalite, 30.30 grams of marvelous handcrafted jewelry design. Only one piece availble ready to ship! It's unique worldwide bracelet - simply piece of art in world of fine je