Koroit Opal Pendant in 14k Gold with 14k Gold Chain
Australian Koroit Opal set in a 14k gold pendant that is reversible, so you get two looks in one necklace. This beautiful, one of a kind opal measures 13 by 8mm. In its gold setting, the pendant is 25mm long (including the pendant loop), and is 10mm wide. The chain is an oval link chain and is also 14k gold. (not plated or gold filled) Makes a perfect gift for someone with an October birthday or anyone who is a lover of opals. Truly a timeless piece of jewelry that will become an heirloom!
Opals occur when water and silica seep into cracks and crevices of trees. When the water evaporates, the remaining silica hardens over thousands of years and beautiful colors emerge. This type of opal is only found in Western Australia in an area called the Winton Plateau. It is a versatile opal because of the fact that it is mixed it with ironstone, it is more durable than crystal opals or black opals.
Opal rates at approx. 5.5-6.5 on the mohs scale which is a similar hardness to glass. It is therefore very important that you treat your opal very carefully and avoid subjecting it to force or to any other activities that could potentially damage or break it. It is also a good idea to avoid contact with soaps, shampoos or perfumes and always store your opal out of direct sunlight.
This pendant will arrive in a beautiful gift box with a free polishing cloth. Like all my jewelry, it comes with a lifetime warranty. If it ever needs a repair, just send it to me and I will fix it and return it to you at no charge.
Free domestic shipping and free gift wrapping is also available. Just message me if you'd like it wrapped.