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Paula says - "Please view the photo in my hand to get a sense of scale and also refer to the measurements given so you can compare them to a pendant you already have - that way you will know just what size pendant you will receive. Not too big, not too small, just right !
"This sterling opal is fabulous! It is a new color combination found in high quality lab opal."
OPAL is a naturally blue stone with interior fracturing of light which results in a play of color. Lab opal is a manufactured stone with similar chemical composition as natural opal. Lab opal has much fracturing of light and brilliant colors including blue, pink, purple, red and green. Sterling Opal is a new lab-grown gemstone that combines the play of color of genuine opal with the economic pricing of synthetic opal. Unlike most synthetic opal that use dye to achieve different colors Sterling Opal color is the result diffraction of light as occurs in natural opal. The colors are brilliant and change with angle of light.
Opal is October's birthstone and is believed to make the wearer less self-conscious, thereby encouraging spontaneous action and awakening one's psyche. Read about stones