Antique 18ct Gold Australian Black Opal Ring, Solid Opal
This Opal Is Set Within an 18ct Yellow Gold Bezel Setting With an Open Back and Solid Band.
This Genuine Opal Has Amazing Natural Bands of Colours Including Green and Blues Playing in The Light at Various Angles With Some Slight Orange Fire Too.
The Lines That Can Be Seen Between The Colours Are Natural Potch - Sand Lines Within The Opal.
The Opal Would Have Originated From Lightning Ridge in Australia.
Opal Measures Approximately 16.95 mm x 8.1 mm
The Setting Measures 12 mm In Length, 8.9 mm Wide And a Height of 4 mm Off The Finger.
UK Ring Size: M 1/2
U.S.A Ring Size: 6 1/2
EU Ring Size: 53.1
This is a Stunning Ring and Would Make For a Fantastic Gift.
. Est in 1948 after my Grandfather emigrated to Australia in 1947 - ten pound poms.
Our first claim was made within the Now famous Olympic Field in Coober Pedy, Southern Australia where we continue to mine to this day.
We cut and polish in-house all Rough Opal - importing direct from our mines in Southern Australia direct to the UK.
in 1956 the "Olympic Australis" was found - it is said to be the largest and most valuable Opal ever found. This amazing Opal weighs 17,000 Carats and was named in honour of the Olympic games which were being held in Melbourne at the time.
Caring For Your Opal Jewellery:
Opals are Very Much Like Pearls So Please Apply Any Perfume Before Wearing Your Jewellery.
Please Avoid Rapid Changes in Temperature i.e. Showering or Washing Your Hands in Hot Water, Fairy Liquid Over Time Can Be Abrasive Over Time Making Your Opal Dull - We Specialise in Re-Polishing Opals Especially Antique Opal.
Gardening in Any Jewellery Should Be a No No, Dirt is Abrasive and Will Scratch Your Gem Set and Gold/Silver Jewellery.
When Placing Your Jewellery in a Box Please Gently Pop Them Down, Try To Keep All Gemstones Separate
No Gemstone is Indestructible - Even Two Diamonds That Knock Together Can Chip Each Other.
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