Water of Life Solid Crystal Opal Carving Pendant. This superb Lightning Ridge Opal crystal will certainly entice you with its vivid beauty, set as a magnificent pendant, it really is a show stopper. The beautifully carved Opal is flawlessly finished and set in 18ct yellow gold. The opal is a solid Lightning Ridge crystal, expertly carved by renowned opal carver artist Daniela L'Abbate who works with a natural ability to create beautiful lines and gentle undulations within her work. The carving work takes hours and days of work to create the fine finished polish.
The opal displays flashes of lush green hues with lilac - blues and rich gold. With each movement of the piece another magnificent array of vibrant colours flash. From day to night the opal can appear completely translucent to opaque when against a darker background. The beautiful pendant is just as delightful both sides and as the carving is slightly different, could be worn either way. This piece was designed by Tiger Finch Jewellery and handmade in Lightning Ridge by a master goldsmith.The pendant is hallmarked 750 for 18ct gold and stamped with the maker mark G. This stunning freeform beauty is a wonderful future heirloom, a real celebration of crystal opal and fine craftsmanship. The setting of gold is formed by hand around the parameter of the stone to allow as much light as possible to pass through the stone. Thus holding it securely and really emphasising its beauty from both sides as the piece is fully reversible. The pendant has recently been valued here in Brisbane by an independent Jewellery valuer, now available to view in the last photo. The piece will come with this valuation certificate and it is suggested that you should insure it for this amount. Accompanying this piece is an 18-inch gold plated chain. Pendant Height 4.5 cm x Length across 2 cm x Thickness 8 mm.
Approx weight of Opal 25 carats. Total weight 11.50 grams. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Fine Jewellery\Necklaces & Pendants".
The seller is "tigerfinchjewellery" and is located in this country: AU. This item can be shipped worldwide.