This is an Australian Solid Crystal Opal Pendant Necklace set in Solid 18k Gold. Crystal opals can display any colour of the spectrum in a beautiful play of colour.
Opal is the birthstone for the month of October, along with pink tourmaline. It is also the stone given to celebrate the 14th year of marriage. The name opal is thought to be derived from the Sanskrit Upala, meaning “precious stone,” and later the Greek derivative “Opallios,” meaning “to see a change of colour.”
This Opal comes from Lightning Ridge Australia.
25mm Length & Width is 10.9mm.
11mm Length & 7.7mm Width.
Natural Australian Solid Crystal Opal, 18k Solid Gold.
Gold weight is 1.86 grams, Opal is 2.13ct.