This natural common opal specimen collected a few years ago on a trip to the British Columbian interior. The stone’s base color white, with kind of grayish blueish cloud like shades, that makes some scene pattern, whatever you can make out of it. The pendant is a long teardrop shape cut, polished on lapidary diamond wheels on both sides. Set with sterling silver 21 gauge round and half round jewelry wire created twist cap hanger, that tread through a 1 mm drilled hole in the stone. A 20″ x 1.5 mm silver plated snake chain necklace also included in sale price.
stone size, 46.1 x 18.7 x 5.6 mm 37.85 ct. overall pendant height, 55.3 mm
All stones looks beautiful when polished, however the common opal specimen mostly worn for its metaphysical properties. It’s a stone that radiates tranquility and calmness, releases stress and helps to think with sober mind. Guides us to the path to overcome negativity against ourselves.
Our gemstone pendants cut from mostly self collected natural semi precious crystals and minerals. Local Canadian Rocky mountain gems from far up the arctic circle to the south point of Vancouver island. We also buy and trade interesting specimen with worldwide partners. The handmade jewelry, what you find in the store, available to purchase. Some stones are drilled and set with findings, but our preferred method is the modern and minimalist style wire wrapping, what focuses to show the entire size of the stone, yet holds it firm and secure in place.
We never die, color or alter our stones in any ways, all pendant are 100% natural stones, polished with a nine step lapidary process. The settings made of sterling silver jewelry wire.
We have a large collection of jewelry quality raw minerals, ready to cut. Custom shape and size cutting available.
Sorry we do not sell raw stone, we use it or only trade it.