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An Exceptional "London Bridge" Opal & Diamond Ring in 9ct Gold

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Opal Jewelry44 of 109Old and New Opal Studded itemsAn Art Deco 9ct Gold Ring with a Large Coober Pedy Opal
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    Posted 6 years ago

    kiwipaul
    (117 items)

    This is the last piece of opal jewellery in a group we acquired recently, all of which came from the same source.

    Once again it is very bright crystal opal from Coober Pedy in South Australia, this time in a handmade bridge setting, along with four little single cut diamonds. Apparently this ring was custom made in the 1960's using more of the opal that came down through one family from the 1930's.

    This ring is big, designed to really show off those opals. The central opal is 9 x 7mm, and the smaller opals on the ends are 3.5mm diameter, so the setting takes up a lot of real estate on your finger, with the top about 20 x 8mm.

    I've never seen a bigger London Bridge opal ring, and I've never seen one with opal this bright, so I think it's a fair call to say this one is exceptional.

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    Comments

    1. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Lovely ring Paul, the colours in the opals are amazing.
    2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Just MAGIC .... FIERY OPAL !!!!!
    3. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Incredible!
    4. Agram.m Agram.m, 6 years ago
      I don't love only the magic colors but also that many people have changed the color of the opal with altered mood or health.

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