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Australian Opal Ring with Diamonds - FJ.4335
Origin: Australia or South Africa

Collection: Modern Jewelry
Medium: Diamond andOpal/Gold


Location: UAE
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Description
Magnificent Australian boulder opal weighing 19.13 carats set in a ring of 18 karat gold with 52 genuine round, fully-cut diamonds with a total weight of 2.40 carats, and with 24 genuine baguette diamonds with a total weight of 3.90 carats.

Radiating a colorful fire from deep within, the opal has been prized since antiquity. Within its depths one bees the rich variety of colors for which other gems are famed: the purple of amethyst, the red of ruby, the sea green of emerald, as well as gold and silver. The matrix for these sparks ranges in hue from milky white, to bright blue, to black. Mines in Hungary have produced fine opals since the Middle Ages, but the best modern source for the gem is considered to be Australia. The name of the gem is said to derive from the word Ophthalmius, pertaining to the eye, and the stone is valued for its ability to avert evil. In the east, opals are much sought after as amulets to protect the wearer from disease. The stone is also said to improve the eyesight. Any person gazing upon this brilliant gem will be rewarded with beauty.

Perhaps no gem delights the senses in quite the same way as the diamond, which burns with a deep internal fire. Crystalized carbon, formed under tremendous pressure over millennia, the diamond is famed for its everlasting hardness. Diamonds are normally colorless, but are also found in shades including yellow, pink, and blue. In Eastern belief, the diamond is said to enhance the full spectrum of energies in the body, mind and spirit. Within the circle of gems, the diamond defines the standards of beauty, rarity, and preciousness.
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