This ring elegantly showcases a stunning Coober Pedy Opal in a sterling silver setting by Taos-local artist Rory Kenward.
Gift box included.
Opal is still considered a mineral for historical reasons, although it is amorphous and therefore referred to as a mineraloid. The “opalescent” effect is caused by numerous tiny silica spheres stacked and bonded with silica and water called hydrated silicon dioxide. Once solid, Opal maintains a water content of 3%-21%.
Chemical composition: SiO2 · nH2O; Hardness: 5.5-6.5
Coober Pedy, SA is considered the Opal Capital of the World.
Opal amplifies one’s own energies and has been used for centuries as a vision stone. The iridescent properties of Opal reflect one’s deepest thoughts and feelings for examination, making this stone a perfect tool for profound inner work.
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If your delicate specimen is over 70lbs we will refer you to our local Crating company for safer freight shipping! *At customer expense.