Australian Sandstone Opal Matrix Bracelet 16.5cm-18cm Code BR007
This beautiful Sandstone Opal Matrix (fairy opal) Bracelet, has Approx. 39 individual 10mm x 7mm hand shaped beads, each opal bead has its own unique opal colour, lots of colour including red, blue and green.
The Opal Matrix was mined in western Queensland. near the town of Winton.
The natural sandstone opal matrix in the bracelet (sandstone with specks of opal colour) has been cooked with cooking oil to blacken the sandstone, which in turn, makes it easier to see the opal colours. this type of cooked Opal is sometimes called Fairy Opal
The clasp is made of silver, and a strong metal thread has been used to thread the opals.
The Bracelet is 16.5cm long with an extra 1.5cm of link chain.
Stone length 9.5mm
Stone Width 7mm
Bead Amount Approx 39 opal beads
Item Code BR007