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Harriet | Three-Stone Ethiopian Fire Opal & Diamond Ring in 10kt Gold

Harriet | Three-Stone Ethiopian Fire Opal & Diamond Ring in 10kt Gold

Regular price $460.00 USD
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Meet Harriet,

A Past, Present, Future Fire Opal Ring

Each of the three Ethiopian fire opals set in this diamond-accented ring have a life of their own.  Reds and greens are the colors most prominently seen; the body tone is a warm, orangish honey color, with one side stone appearing darker than the other.
To keep your Ethiopian opal jewelry looking its very best, we recommend removing pieces before washing your hands, swimming, or bathing.

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The Center Stones: Natural Crystal Fire Opal, solid

  • stone count: 3
  • origin: Ethiopia, Africa
  • brightness of color play: 2 to 4 of 5
  • shape: oval cabochon cuts
  • middle stone measurements (millimeters): 6.91mm x 5.30mm
  • middle stone measurements (inches): 0.3" x 0.2"
  • average side stone measurements (millimeters): 3.18mm x 4.91mm
  • average side stone measurements (inches): 0.1" x 0.2"
  • play of color description: full color spectrum visible, predominantly red/green
  • additional notes: one side stone appears darker than the other under indoor light

The Accent Stones: Diamond, natural

  • stone count: 10
  • estimated total carat weight: 0.10ct
  • cut: faceted round single cuts
  • average clarity grade: I1
  • average color grade: I-J-K

      The Setting: Prong-Set Three-Stone Ring

      • metal: 10kt yellow gold, solid
      • top of ring width: 12.64mm (0.5")
      • ring height from finger: 6.41mm (0.25")
      • bottom of shank width: 1.60mm
      • ring weight: 2.64 grams
      • approximate default ring size: 7.00 US

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      About Opal

      While many believe opal to come only in a traditional white hue, this common misconception cannot be more inaccurate.  With over 200 varieties of natural opal discovered so far, the historically referred "Queen of Gems" can come in a wide variety of colors- before the stone's famous "play of color" rainbow effect is even taken into consideration.  Over 90% of the world's opal is produced in Australia with other well-known deposits located in Mexico, Ethiopia, Brazil, and the United States.

      Chemically, opal is an integrated combination of water and silica.  Water content in opal can range from 3% to 21% by weight, with average jewelry material ranging between 6% and 10%.  Because of this, it is advised to store your opal jewelry with care; safes and bank vaults can be notoriously dry.  We suggest storing opal in an airtight container along with a piece of water-moistened cotton when dry storage conditions are anticipated.  Some varieties are more resilient to harsh conditions than others.  It is safe to clean solid opal jewelry with warm water, mild soap, and a soft-bristled toothbrush.  Avoid chemicals, harsh abrasives, and ultrasonic cleaners.

      Shipping, Handling, & Inventory

      Your order will be processed and shipped within 4 business days.  All shipments are insured by the United States Postal Service, and most orders of $500 or more will require signature confirmation upon delivery.

      While we work hard to present our online customers with accurate inventory availability, we reserve the right to cancel and refund a sale if the item is sold somewhere else first.

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