Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Vintage Antique Crystal Fire Opal Bead 9ct Necklace

In Fine Jewelry > Opal Jewelry > Show & Tell.
Opal Jewelry40 of 109My new Opal ringVintage Harelequin? Crystal Opal Diamond 14k Pendant Necklace, 23mm X 16mm
Love it
Like it

kwqdkwqd loves this.
RichmondLoriRichmondLori loves this.
lilbeveylilbevey loves this.
GemchyzhinaGemchyzhina loves this.
betweenthelensbetweenthelens loves this.
ElisabethanElisabethan loves this.
TreyTrey loves this.
valentino97valentino97 loves this.
melaniejmelaniej loves this.
Toni1969Toni1969 loves this.
vintagelampvintagelamp loves this.
Ted_StraubTed_Straub loves this.
avuaavua loves this.
auraaura loves this.
kyratangokyratango loves this.
mikelv85mikelv85 loves this.
toracattoracat loves this.
racer4fourracer4four loves this.
CaperkidCaperkid loves this.
antiqueroseantiquerose loves this.
See 19 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.

    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

    Posted 5 years ago

    (765 items)

    This is a wonderful quality Fire Opal necklace. The opals are of incredible quality. The clarity is amazingly clear and vibrant. I am not sure the origins of the opals. I would love to find out. This is about 16-17" in length. Many thanks for looking

    Opal Jewelry
    See all
    1880's Antique Victorian 14k Yellow Gold Opal Enamel Ring
    1880's Antique Victorian 14k Ye...
    Vintage Estate 14k Yellow Gold 1.05ctw Opal & Diamond Ring
    Vintage Estate 14k Yellow Gold 1.05...
    Beautiful Vintage Antique 10K Yellow Gold Opal Ring Sz 7
    Beautiful Vintage Antique 10K Yello...
    Vintage heavy 14K gold beautiful 1.0CTW opal drop dangle earrings
    Vintage heavy 14K gold beautiful 1....
    1880's Antique Victorian 14k Yellow Gold Opal Enamel Ring
    1880's Antique Victorian 14k Ye...
    See all


    1. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Yeah! back to Opals! ;-)

      They may be Ethiopian Welo opals, the test is if you soak them in water, they will become all transparent until they dry out. :-)

      extract from this page:

      "the Wollo Province deposit was hailed as one of the most promising deposits of precious opal for the coming years in the Summer 2010 issue of Gems & Gemology and the Summer 2011 issue of InColor. “Wollo opal should be recognized as a new type because it can absorb or lose water, affecting transparency and play-of-color when wet, but recovering all its qualities when dry,” report researchers. They describe this new Ethiopian opal find as different from the opals of Shewa Province. Laboratory testing of the Wollo opal revealed most specimens were resistant to crazing after repeatedly being immersed in water and dried out over a period of time. Not only are they stable, researchers say, they’re surprisingly tough."
    2. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 5 years ago
      Kyra, thanks!!! Will look into that. I will let u know
    3. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      With pleasure, Moonstonelover :-)
    4. adelong5, 5 years ago
      Where do you find your moonstone pieces? I'd like to find some quality antique stuff but am having a hard time. Thanks!
    5. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 5 years ago
      I love it!

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.