This gorgeous Ethiopian opal is framed by a fine beaded border. Set atop a wide, shiny silver band, it catches the light and reflects blues and whites.
Size US 7.25
sterling silver, Ethiopian opal
Opal is a very interesting stone. It's formed when silica gel finds its way into crevices within a larger rock. As the water in the gel evaporates, silica left behind in the form of tiny spheres. Overtime, those spheres crystallize to form opal.