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Posted 3 years ago

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Dsignr
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Family Heirloom - This is my Great-Grandmother's 2 KT Opal in yellow and white gold birthstone ring. It was handed down from my Mother to me her only daughter. And I will pass it on... I'm not sure when it was made and I'd like any info you may have to offer.

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  1. tikiray tikiray, 3 years ago
    Gorgeous! I don't have any info though. Opal can crack if not kept moist so make sure if it is stored it is placed with a moist cotton ball. Don't put baby oil on it!
  2. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Stunning opal . Beautiful color not bland like so many you see It looks like a black opal and setting looks old like a 20's style ? I don't know I just love it !:-)
  3. Dsignr, 3 years ago
    Thank you! I was not sure how to care for it. My Great Grandma was born in 1899 and the 20's would make sense - very interesting thanks again.
  4. dmouse8 dmouse8, 3 years ago
    someone once told me that you can soak opals in water for a few hours or overnight to bring back the brilliance.
  5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    The opal itself is probably Australian. Are there any other markings?
  6. Greatsnowyowl Greatsnowyowl, 2 years ago
    everythign I've read said says soaking opals doesn't really do much good. you're not supposed to keep them anywhere near heat or a super dry environment but they say soaking doesn't really do anything.
  7. intsatsn intsatsn, 7 months ago
    Definitely art deco, Australian opal more then likely black can you take a pic with it off your finger with light going through?
  8. tom61375 tom61375, 7 months ago
    The penny is pretty cool too! =^'

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