Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Vintage Antique Crystal Fire Opal Bead 9ct Necklace

In Fine Jewelry > Opal Jewelry > Show & Tell.
Gemchyzhina's loves14 of 23Vintage Deco Huge Fire Agate Sterling Ring Vintage Deco Yellow/ Orange Star Sapphire 14k Ring
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.
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 18 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 7 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
    Antique 1930s, Solid 9ct Yellow Gold, Natural Australian Black Opal Ring.
    Antique 1930s, Solid 9ct Yellow Gol...
    9ct Gold Opal & Diamond Large Vintage Cluster Ring, 9k 375 PS Limited
    9ct Gold Opal & Diamond Large Vinta...
    Estate Black Opal 14K Yellow Gold Oval Stud Earrings NR
    Estate Black Opal 14K Yellow Gold O...
    Vintage Jewellery Claddagh Gold Ring Opal Love Heart Antique Deco Jewelry 8 Q
    Vintage Jewellery Claddagh Gold Rin...
    Antique 1930s, Solid 9ct Yellow Gold, Natural Australian Black Opal Ring.
    Antique 1930s, Solid 9ct Yellow Gol...
    See all


    1. kyratango kyratango, 7 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, 7 years ago
      Kyra, thanks!!! Will look into that. I will let u know
    3. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      With pleasure, Moonstonelover :-)
    4. adelong5, 6 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, 6 years ago
      I love it!

    Want to post a comment?

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