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Opals are excellent pieces of jewelry of gemstones because of its visual appeal, color and extraordinary beauty. Some of the stones are very rare opal – A fact that makes them incredibly expensive. Throughout history, these very specific and tender stones have been bad reputation, mainly due to superstition and / or ignorance, but today is as popular as a gemstone can be. Their main virtue seems to be its wonderful color, which comes from the unusual ability of interference of light. If you are looking into buying opal jewelry, you should be aware that the precious stone opal can cost as much as diamonds more expensive, emeralds and sapphires.

This should not discourage, however, since there are opals that are beautiful and relatively inexpensive, such as opals whites. In contrast to them, as he said the black opal can be quite expensive, but keep in mind that are not really black, darker shades have only compared opal with white stones. The reason why they are so admired and precious stones in jewelry is incredible flash pattern and the interaction of colors obtained with some of the best examples.

Opal can be done in the laboratory, can be modified in some way, or can be manipulated so that only mimics the more expensive gemstones. Therefore, one should know what to look for in the selection of Opal jewelry design into practice in it. Opals produced artificially are often referred to as doublets and triplets.

An opal doublet is a slice of real fine opals stuck in a dark support. This support is usually another type of stone, but not opal onyx or agate, for example. The triplet opals are produced in the same way also addition of a crystal clear leveling, usually made of transparent quartz. Both types of gemstones are easily manipulated to detect, and may in fact distinguish of the originals. However, not only on foot and discard such opals, can be an affordable, and can offer some of the glamor and splendor of the stones most beautiful faces.

The alternative is obviously to try to produce synthetic opals This is exactly what has happened in recent decades. The lab created opal stones are really hard to detect, especially if they are specialists. They can be more or less equivalent to the land-mined opal. Besides the two categories we have discussed above, there are some types of stones that can simulate the visual appearance of land, opals mined.

So if you're willing to buy a few pieces of opal jewelry, either opal ring, pendant, brooch, bracelet or any other type, make sure know what you're doing. If you do not have enough confidence, then buying jewelry authorized dealers. The enjoyment of having a real opal stone in his collection is

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For additional information on other man made stones, such as are the lab created diamonds, check out the corresponding page.

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The author is a semi precious and precious stones lover, collector, and researcher of this amazing world of crystals and minerals.

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