This bracelet is made with eight (8) faceted Ethiopian Opal stones set in sterling silver. The Opal stones display brilliant flashes of lime green, bright orange/red, gold and yellow tones with hints of blue. 6.5" at smallest, 8.5" at max extension.
Although Opal is still considered a mineral for historical reasons, 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
Silver was known as Argentum in ancient Rome, thus its abbreviation as Ag. It is a member of the copper group.
Chemical composition: Ag; Hardness: 2.5-3
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.
Silver increases poise, patience and intuition. It is a highly conductive metal that enhances lunar energy and the sacred feminine. Silver amplifies the qualities of gemstones it is paired with.
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