Buy Gold Inlay Opal Pendants Online at Wholesale Prices for
natural beautiful Inlay Opal Pendants, not man-made inlay opals.
Inlay opals are slices of natural solid crystal opal that is
set in gold pendant setting and glued into the setting with the setting painted
black to enhance the opal colour.
Today most inlay opal is manmade synthetic opals and you can
tell as natural opal is rare and costs thousand dollars per carat
Natural inlay opal has depth of colour and many designs are
complicated and beautiful pendants or opal necklaces
Intarsia Opal pendants are generally made in 925 silvers or
18 k gold Intarsia opal is a complicated art form and not many jewellers or
craftsman can make these pendants.
crystal opal has to be sourced and it has to be clean and free from any
inclusions and as several colours and patterns are used in some designs, it can
take lot sorting to find the correct opals.
Than the ideal size is around 2 mm thickness a s when set in
the hollow setting thickness does give the opal strength.
Once the craftsman
picks out design he will make he has to first make to jewelry in gold or silver
If opal is top fire gems colours he will make in gold setting.
Now the tricky bit starts a s the opal has to be cut with
super thin blade and this is delicate work a s opal could chip or break at this
Every piece has to be
smoothed and cut and placed into position by hand and it is long delicate
There is also important aspect to glue these opals in the
setting.it has to be special two-part glue and place infra lamps to dry quick
Black paint is also placed in these setting s so when the opal is placed in the
colours are greatly increased and looks so vibrant.
Soft blue colours
will show a s electric blue and sunset colours will show deep reds and orange
colours and make an attractive intarsia opal pendant