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Jedda | "Sam Yah" Boulder Opal Pendant in Sterling Silver

Jedda | "Sam Yah" Boulder Opal Pendant in Sterling Silver

Regular price $385.00 USD
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Meet Jedda,

A Dainty, Rustic Style Boulder Opal Pendant

Handmade and signed by Mayan artist, Sam Yah, this dainty pendant is set with a pear shaped Australian boulder opal.  Bright blue colors shine with greens on the ironstone matrix; the sterling silver is textured with a satin finish.  Chain not included.


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The Stone: Natural Boulder Opal, solid

  • origin: Queensland, Australia
  • brightness of color play: 3.5 of 5
  • shape: polished pear shaped cabochon
  • stone measurements (millimeters): 15.80mm x 9.20mm
  • stone measurements (inches): 0.6" x 0.33"
  • color play description: Blue, green, and purple

        The Setting: Handmade Bezel Set Pendant, chain not included

        • metal: .925 sterling silver, solid
        • stone orientation: North-South
        • pendant length (including bail): 28.84mm (1.1")
        • pendant width: 10.56mm (0.4")
        • bail opening width: 5.55mm
        • pendant weight: 3.82 grams
        • signed "SY" by Mayan artist, Sam Yah
        • textured satin finish


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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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