Opal World no. 1 is a one-of-a-kind pendant by Ken Fury that is hand-carved and cast in 10K solid yellow gold and features a stunning genuine Australian boulder opal. The gold entangles the stone like a vine, holding onto it, protecting its light. Looking into the gemstone is like miniature universes shining back to the eye—reflecting one world to another. Opals date back to ancient times when many civilizations used them as talismans and believed they contained supernatural powers that bestowed good fortune and protection to the wearer. It wasn't until the 19th century that opals were available to the public outside the world's royal families who controlled the mines and featured them in their crowns and jewelry for hundreds of years. Opals are very rare and becoming more so due to limited production, high demand, and availability. This captivating piece is meant to be passed down and treasured through the generations as a family heirloom.
Metal: 10K Solid Yellow Gold
Stone: Genuine Australian Boulder Opal
Stone size: 23mm x 11mm
Overall size: 30mm x 11mm
Includes a 10K solid yellow gold 18-inch round cable chain that is 1.35mm thick.