A gemstone modern minimalist bar necklace with 20 Blue Opal beads in an ombre / shaded design on sterling silver chain. The 4-5mm blue opals are in a square heishi cut and there are tiny round sterling beads at each end. The bar is approximately two inches long. It can be worn alone or layered. All metal is sterling silver. The necklace is 20 inches long with a two inch extension ending in a tiny sterling rose.
Opal is the birthstone for October.
Care and Cleaning: Clean the beads with a damp soft cloth. The silver will tarnish and can be cleaned with any good silver cleaning product.
Shipping, Returns & Exchanges: Your necklace will be placed in a heavy-duty plastic bag to help prevent tarnishing and a box, then will be securely packaged and shipped within 1-2 business days (usually the same day). Full refund of purchase price if not delighted with your purchase. Please notify me within 7 days of receipt.
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The name "opal" comes from the Sanskrit word upala, meaning precious stone. In Indian mythology, the virgin Goddess of the Rainbow was turned into an opal by the Mother Goddess because she was being chased by suitors Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. Ancient Greeks thought the stone could give people the gift of prophecy and protected them from disease. During Roman times, the Latin word opalus came into use.
Opal is now associated with the birthstone of October (along with pink tourmaline) and as the gemstone of the 14th marriage anniversary. While some people believe it is unlucky for people not born in October to wear opal, the gemstone has actually long been valued as a stone of luck and magic. Opal is also an alternative birthstone for April babies.
It is said that precious opal, with its display of fire, can spark creativity, and that the "dance" of its fire can help people enjoy their lives. The light-colored gemstones have long been associated with helping people become less visible to others and also in improving eyesight. The gemstone has been associated with the sacral chakra, imbalances of which can cause problems with addictions. Some people believe that opal can help moderate and harmonize sexual desires. European cultures have long believed opal is a symbol of hope, purity and truth.
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Please note that sterling silver, bronze and copper WILL tarnish over time if not cared for properly. To minimize tarnish, your purchase will be shipped in a heavy-duty plastic bag. Silver items can be gently cleaned with a silver polishing cloth. Both bronze and silver can be cleaned with a commercial cleaner, but be careful to not get the cleaner on the beads as it may stain them.