Boulder Opal is one of nature’s most remarkable gems. Preserved 60 million years ago, boulder opals are like rainbows. The free form shapes and patterns in the opal make each piece of jewelry unique. Boulder Opal is one of the few precious stones cut with the host rock as part of the gem. Boulder Opal is mined in Queensland, Australia and then cut and polished by hand.
This boulder opal in this necklace is graduated in size composed of flat roughly rectangular shaped opals. The necklace is 23″ in length with a sterling silver fancy hook and eye clasp. This is a distinctive, substantial necklace - an unusual piece that will garner many admiring comments.