Black opals are exceptionally rare in that they are known to form in only one place: Australia.
These gems have been considered for thousands of years to be extremely lucky and the most uplifting of the Opals, bringing Light into the aura. It eases distress and dissolves depression and hopelessness, helping one face their darkest fears and to release that which is holding one back. Linking the Root and Crown Chakras, Black Opal connects one’s highest spiritual aspirations with one’s physical body, making it a powerful magnifier of intention and manifestation. It is a protective stone for deep inner work, and has been thought to cure ailments of the eye and improve vision.
It was Shakespeare who gave black opals their moniker, “The Mother of All Gemstones", and the depth of its mysterious beauty definitely causes one to ponder one's origins! Converted from a brooch, this black opal ring has a simple three banded shank and bezel of 14 karat gold, with a large naturalistic cut Flag pattern opal stone. Like gazing into the shards of a memory, its beauty and rarity is pure magic!
Size (can be resized): 9.5
Weight: 6.7 grams
Materials: Gold, black opal (flag pattern)
Metal: 14K yellow gold
Condition: Very good vintage condition; some wear commensurate with age.