Category: Earrings

Boulder Opal Pendant and Earrings Set

Boulder Opal Pendant and earrings set One of the rarest would have to be a Boulder Opal Pendant and earrings set. Black opal is not what it sounds like. The first reaction to the name is that it must be black, sort of like onyx. Nothing could be farther from the truth because, although the opals are dark […]

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Sterling silver Opal Earrings

Sterling silver Opal Earrings Sterling silver Opal Earrings: The earrings to the left are called boulder opal. This means that the opal has a natural backing of dark brown ironstone meaning that the light is thrown forward giving it a denser brilliant look than crystal opal which has no natural backing and is often translucent. Opal, […]

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Opal Earrings

Opal Earrings The practice of wearing earrings, not just opal earrings, of course, goes back as far into history as you can reach. The remains of the ancient Princess of Ur in the Mesopotamian valley in Iraq were found by archaeologists early in the last century. Fortunately, grave robbers had missed one section and the […]

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Earring

Earring What is an ‘earring?’ Pretty obvious don’t you think? An earring is a ring you either attach or put through your ear. Sounds simple, but not really. Here is a little history about the subject and some pics of earrings worn by ancient people. As you can see, not too much has changed. You […]

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The Jewelry Australia Manufactures

Jewelry Australia Manufactures The Jewelry Australia Manufactures: ‘Jewelry’ or as we spell it here ‘Jewellery’ (U.K. Spelling) When it comes to jewelry Australia is very much influenced by our national gemstone, Opal. In the past, it has been a challenge for designers to come up with ideas that will enhance the opal and get away […]

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