There are no gemstone rings on the planet remotely like an opal because of it’s unique play of color but the contrast between the depth of color of black opal and the shimmering beauty of white gold or sterling silver is something to behold.
The fascination is that the colors in opal sometimes appear and disappears then changes to a different color as the stone is turned and contrasted against the white metal.
If you want to match your outfits you can get a green or blue based gem, or pink or red. Some are more dramatic. Others are more delicate.
Probably the best display platform for these amazing natural wonders is the human finger because we are always moving our hands and the effects of opal rings on observers is one of mystery and passion.
If you have a love for gemstones and wish to have the most beautiful looking stone on your finger, take a look here at a large display of opal rings. Some gold some silver
Men’s White Gold Opal Ring (s) Advice
Buying opal rings for men can be a challenge. Guys have a different point of view about jewelry to girls. Obviously, a lot of girls like to see delicate designs, well presented and fashionable.
Guys often view jewelry as a sort of accessory that they would wear on special occasions, or if they were it all the time, it needs to be serviceable and strongly built because guys are often tinkering with things that could damage a piece of jewelry.
Hence, we recommend that you always buy bezel set stones rather than claw set. The bezel, which is actually a setting where the gold or silver is rolled over the edge of the stone, making it nearly impossible to fall out, and offering a little more protection to the opal itself.
The stone in the ring pictured is from the famous Yowah region in southeastern Queensland, Australia. You can buy men’s rings here.
White Gold Opal rings initially were worn only in a simple gold or silver band,
but today the designs and trends are way more dramatic and emphatic.
Inspired designers handcraft the opal and have it set in ring mounts sometimes surrounded by diamonds or other precious stones to highlight the fire that the opal exudes.
Some people like keeping it simple, allowing the stone to make its own statement by having them set in silver or gold metals in a straightforward manner using rubbed in bezels or claws.