Oval Australian Opal Doublet Stud Earrings, Rope Edge 11 x 9 mm
Sterling Silver and Australian Oval Opal Doublet Earrings, Studs
With a Delicate Rope Edge Design, These Earrings are Ideal for Everyday Wear.
They Measure 11 mm Long, 9 mm Wide and 2.7 mm Deep.
The Opals Measure Approximately 8 mm x 6 mm.
Dark Blue Base Colour With Green, Orange and Yellow Flashing Through.
All Pictures Are Taken in Natural Daylight and These Have Been on an Autumnal Cloudy Day.
All items are posted in a professional jewellery presentation box
A Little Insight into Opal Doublets:
Opal Doublet as The Name Suggests, Is a Thin Layer of Precious Opal Cemented onto a Backing, usually a piece of Colourless Black Opal or Ironstone.
Even Before Todays Society of 'Waste Not Want Not' They are created from Opal That Is Too Thin to Produce a Solid Stone. Opal Doublets Are an Inexpensive Way to Buy a Colorful Piece of Precious Opal Without The Cost Associated With Solid Black Opal.
Some of The Patterns and The Brightness of Opal Doublets Can Be Incredible.
. Est in 1948 after my Grandfather emigrated to Australia in 1947 - ten pound poms.
Our first claim was made within the Now famous Olympic Field in Coober Pedy, Southern Australia where we continue to mine to this day.
We cut and polish in-house all Rough Opal - importing direct from our mines in Southern Australia direct to the UK.
in 1956 the “Olympic Australis” was found - it is said to be the largest and most valuable Opal ever found. This amazing Opal weighs 17,000 Carats and was named in honour of the Olympic games which were being held in Melbourne at the time.
Caring For Your Opal Jewellery:
Opals are Very Much Like Pearls So Please Apply Any Perfume Before Wearing Your Jewellery.
Please Avoid Rapid Changes in Temperature i.e. Showering or Washing Your Hands in Hot Water, Fairy Liquid Over Time Can Be Abrasive Over Time Making Your Opal Dull - We Specialise in Re-Polishing Opals Especially Antique Opal.
Gardening in Any Jewellery Should Be a No No, Dirt is Abrasive and Will Scratch Your Gem Set and Gold/Silver Jewellery.
When Placing Your Jewellery in a Box Please Gently Pop Them Down, Try To Keep All Gemstones Separate
No Gemstone is Indestructible - Even Two Diamonds That Knock Together Can Chip Each Other.
Upon Request For All Orders Purchased Before 12pm GMT We Can Dispatch Same Working Day
U.K Orders Are Dispatched Via Royal Mail Special Delivery Unless Otherwise Specified.
International Orders Are Either Dispatched Via Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed Service or For P.O Boxes and Canada Via Royal Mail's International Tracked Service.
U.SA Forwarding Service is USPS.
Lead Times During These Unprecedented Times Are:
U.SA 10 -20 Days - Any Orders That Have To Go Through Chicago USPS Are Taking Up To 30 Days - This is Due to Lack of Staffing and More Mail Than The Festive Season.
Europe is 7-14 Days
We Also Offer at Cost an Expedited Service Which is Normally Via FedEx.
RING RESIZING FOR ALL PURCHASES FROM OLLIESOPALS ARE FREE OF CHARGE, PLEASE MESSAGE PRIOR TO PURCHASE.