More About Opals

Like most gem stones, glamorous opals are valued based on their color, cut, clarity and size, but the criteria for this jewel is a little different. First and foremost, the type of opal affects the value. Precious Opals For an opal to be classified as precious, it must display a bright and … [Read more...]

About Opals

Opal is a beautiful, unique gem that derives it's name from the Latin word “opalus,” meaning 'precious jewel'. The opal is a non-crystalline mineraloid. It is a form of silica that is found in lumps with intricate and delicate internal displays of color, rather than the norm of externally-ordered … [Read more...]