Lapis Lazuli and Australian Opal Necklace
Lapis Lazuli and Faceted Australian Opal Necklace. Gold Filled Clasp.
Lapis Lazuli is a semi-precious stone that has been highly prized for its intense color throughout history. Mostly mined in Afghanistan, Russia and Chile. Rates between 5-5.5 on the MOHS hardness scale (Diamond being 10 and hardest.) The Ethiopian Opal is an iridescent colored gemstone mined in Ethiopia. Between 5.5 and 6.5 on the MOHS hardness scale.
Bead Diameter: 7mm
Please note that the colors of opals will adjust based on the light, and the surface upon which they are placed (see black and white backgrounds) and may appear differently on skin. Due to the iridescent nature of the pieces, variation is to be expected.