A brief introduction of opals and south sea pearls

When it comes to jewellery, there is a wide variety of options you have to select from. From gold ornaments to diamonds, from opal pendants to rings, you can select as per your convenience and budget. However, in recent years, opals and pearls are gaining popularity due to many reasons. They are reliable, durable and attractive and give rich appeal.

  • Australia is one of the biggest suppliers of opals. Opal is amorphous, non crystalline silica that is similar to quartz and sand. These black opals contain 6% to 10% water and water is found in small voids between the spheres. These opals offer superior appeal when reflected to the light.
  • On another end, south sea pearls are unique, rare and revered. These pearls are tested on five parameters- shine, surface, shade, shape and size. They are perfect ones to gift your loved ones. They are versatile and give you a feel of richness.

If you are looking for more information, you can visit http://www.johnstonopals.com.au/

Source: http://opalaustralia.blogspot.com/2016/05/a-brief-introduction-of-opals-and-south.html


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