Know Your Stone – Opal
Opal is the Octorber birthstone, symbolizes faithfulness and confidence,the gem of the 14th wedding anniversary.The word comes from the Latin opalus, meaning ”precious jewel“.
Necklaces with opals set in them were worn to repel evil and to protect eyesight.It was also thought to banish evil spirits and favor children, amusements, friendships and feelings.
The opals are mainly cabochons, cut into various shapes such as oval, pear and round to create a ring that you'll treasure forever. Explore our collection of white opal rings, black opals, rainbow opals, and more.
White opals vs fire opals
Fire opal is the only type of opal that can be transparent or translucent. It's mainly orange in color, but is also available in red and yellow hues. This particular type of opal is dominantly mined in Mexico.
White opal is easy to recognize as it showcases a creamy/white background and an enchanting play-of-color. This particular feature is what makes white opals truly unique.