Opal

Weight 0.4ct-2.6ct

Opal is a ‘gemstone’ – that is, a mineral valued for its beauty. The name opal is believed to be derived from the Sanskrit word upala, which means ‘jewel’, and later the Greek derivative opállios, which means ‘to see a change in colour’. There are two broad classes of opal: precious and common.

Shapes

Round, Oval, Pear, Princess, Cushion, Marqui, Emerald, Square, Ascher, Cabochon