Many opal miners have connections with jewelry factories in Asia. And these factories make quality silver jewelry piece and it really is a personal choice of design and colours.
Before purchasing a ring do check the ring size chart as it is expensive to re size now. Silver metal is easy to mould or bend into shape which makes it ideal to make silver opal rings, especially bezel set so the edge of the silver is pushed up around the edge of the opal. Design of the ring is a personal choice and gold is now so expensive that most jewelry pieces made are now silver and can be fashionable or classy depending if CZ’s are added to the design.
Many opal types are now available and it really is a personal choice. Black opals make the more expensive ring and lot are cabochon blue colour as this looks good in silver. Ethiopian opal rings are now very popular as low price point and good crystal fire colours. Boulder opal rings are good for men’s rings are they are generally the largest size .
Boulder wood fossil solid rings are so unique as combination of wood or vegetarian matter and opal colour
Inlay opal rings are poplar for same reason as the back of the opal is blackened so this make crystal opal look very bright fire colours and this opal is natural but called enhanced, and is considered a solid opal enhanced.
Pink opal rings are from Peru in south America or western Australia and both have attractive pink hues.
Mexican opal rings display fire opal crystal colours and can also have opal formed in potch which makes larger opal and ideal for men’s rings
Indonesian opal rings are deep black colour and most are treated or oiled to show colours.
International solid opal ring are now in demand from Mexico to Ethiopian and Tiffany opals from Utah USA
Doublets or triplets and mosaic ring are very colourful also and less expensive than solid opals And many of these have set 3 or five opals in row a s this is hard to do for solid opals.