This beautiful handmade Monarch opal and Sterling silver statement ring is a size 8 3/4. This stunning ring features a gorgeous bamboo embossed sterling silver wide band and features a magical Monarch opal.
Stone: Monarch opal, cultured opal
Metal: Sterling silver
Truly magical! This stone reflects and refracts light at every angle. Oval in shape and set inside a simple sterling bezel, allowing the opal to take center stage. However, once you turn your hand you notice the beautiful sterling silver bamboo embossed ring band. Entirely handmade by me in my Northern California studio, crafted of recycled silver sterling silver (.925) and oxidized to highlight the fine details. Ring is a US size 8.75 and cannot be resized.
Whether Monarch or Monet, the cultured opals I use to create my opal rings are recognized by GIA (Gemological institute of America) as true cultured or lab created opals…synthetic opals, which are much different than simulated opals. These cultured opals have all the same chemical, physical, and optical properties as natural opals. Just like natural opals, cultured, monarch, or monet opals are made up of nano particles of silica dioxide that are almost as small as an atom. The matrix is a nod to turquoise and the flash of the opal along with the matrix combine to make a rather magical looking stone!
*please note – colors will vary due to the flash in the opals…the color changes in the opals depending on the light source and position.