Gemstones & Pearls:New Products
Opals? Oh, Please!
Delicate and iridescent intrigue
Opal symbolizes confidence, purity and serenity.
Those with a New Age bent believe it can be used to reach the highest
spiritual level and increase internal vision.
For the more traditional, opal is considered a good luck charm. Looking
at the following designs, how could you possibly think it would bring you
by Lorraine M. Suermann
|Opal pendant with a 0.10-ct. diamond is attached to a rope chain in 14k
Golden Sun Fine Gold Jewelry, Albuquerque, NM; (800) 909-6501 or (505) 275-7677,
fax (505) 271-6223.
|14k kissing Dolphins surround a 10mm-by-8mm opal and one 0.8-ct. diamond.
Keystone price, $900.|
Steven Douglas, San Pedro, CA; (888) 696-8080 or (310) 831-6069, fax (310)
|Natural blue-green opals are featured in this high-polish, die-struck, hand-soldered
bracelet. Suggested retail, $529.|
W.E. Richards, Attleboro, MA; (800) 343-3978, fax (800) 435-2124.
|14k gold ring features five-star channel-set opal inlay and 0.28 carat of
diamonds. Suggested retail, $4,050.|
Kabana, Albuquerque, NM; (800) 521-5986 or (505) 843-9330, fax (505) 843-9624.
|14k gold intarsia pendant is designed to hang on an omega chain. It features
natural colored Australian opal, lapis and malachite. Also available with
onyx. Triple keystone, $169 without omega.|
Idaho Opal & Gem Corp., Pocatello, ID; (800) 635-9800 or (208) 233-4059,
fax (208) 233-0120.
|Inspired by ancient mosaics, this opal ring is crafted in 18k gold.|
Bagley and Hotchkiss, Santa Rosa, CA; (800) 621-4169 or (707) 544-8557,
fax (707) 542-0718.
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