Fire Opal Ring
Deep orange Mexican fire opal round cabochon set in a solid sterling silver with a tree bark textured shank and polished to a high shine.
This ring can be stacked with others to create your own unique look.
In ancient times fire opals were greatly admired.
Many believed that a gem such as this bubbled over with such vivacity that it could only of been created in the waters of paradise.
The Mayans and Aztecs both adored this gem and it was used in mozaics and rituals.
In mexico we still find the most significant deposits in the world.
The Mexican highlands with there many extinct volcano's contain a rock strata where these precious opals are found.
Caring for your opal.
Fire opals like all the opal family have a high percentage of water.
To keep that deep vibrant luster at its best avoid long periods of very strong direct sunlight and protect it from abrasions and knocks where possible.
I have one more of these fantastic gems available and can custom make a ring to your size for this price.