Bring the multicolor glow of opal to your pieces with this enhanced, lab-grown cabochon.

Simulated opal is an economical alternative to natural opal, offering a durability that makes it easier to work with and expanding your creative options. It's ideal for jewelry designs that are subject to wear and tear, such as bracelets and rings.

Created in a lab and stabilized with plastic, this stone should not be exposed to direct heat sources.

Opal is one of the birthstones for October.

  • Cutting Center : China
  • Stone(s) shape : Round
  • Material : Opal
  • Stone type : Manmade
  • Color : Blue-Green
  • Mohs hardness : 4
  • Refractive index : 1.37–1.52
  • Enhancement : Imitation (IMIT)
  • Specific gravity (g/cm3) : 1.98–2.25
  • Stone type : Manmade

Please Note: • This stone is NOT suitable for firing in place in silver PMC.
• Clean with warm, soapy water; never clean using steam or ultrasonics.

Catalog page: 2019-2020 Gems and Findings & Display and Packaging Catalog p.769