Nice silver pendant that will be a fun project to upgrade with some flush set sapphires.
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DESCRIPTION: CREATIVE DESIGNS
Item Type: NATURAL BOULDER OPAL
Origin: QUILPIE , AUSTRALIA
OPAL Size: 38 X 21 X 4 MM
PENDANT SIZE BALE 12: MM
Metal: PENDANT IS STERLING SILVER STAMPED HALLMARK 925 WITH SERVICE CHAIN
Setting Size (If applicable):
6 mm = 1/4 inch (Approx)
OPAL (Carats): IN HEADER CTS
Colour: NATURAL EARTHY BLUE HUES
Number of pieces: 1
Brightness Rating 1-5: 3.5
OUR STORY SO FAR:
SCOCO CREATIVE DESIGNS was created by top designer on the Gold Coast and his one off creations were shown only in Boutique opal shops and galleries.
When he retired OpalPlus bought his moulds and stock, Owned by Wayne and Estela Sedawie, Opal Plus has been established since 1992.
They began opal mining when Wayne's brother, Paul, 15 years ago headed for the New South Wales gold mines, but due to all the roads in the desert becoming flooded, got stuck in Lightning Ridge, the home of black opal. He quickly fell in love with opals, which unsurprisingly spread to both Wayne and Estela.
The whole family are now bona fide opal lovers, so much so that their nephew now mines opal. Thus you can obtain black opals direct from the source!
The Sedawie's also have old friends mining boulder opal from Koroit to Quilpe.
As a family, Wayne organises mining syndicates and controls the rough, Estela is in charge of their jewellery factory and the boys help out with all the computer work. We wholesale opal all around the world and have sold over 39,000 opals over the internet in the past 12 months. So you can bid with confidence!
The Opal Sheriff program allows our members to request an audit on any auction, which is completed by an independent Gemologist who assesses the accuracy of the item description and pictures.
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