Australian Sandstone Opal Matrix Bracelet

  • $120.00


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.

Fairy Opal is the name given to natural sandstone opal matrix (sandstone with speaks of opal colour) that has been cooked and burnt  with cooking oil to blacken the sandstone, which in turn, makes it easier to see the opal colours.

When viewed in sunlight, this bracelet has all the colours found in opal.

The toggle clasp is made of silver, and a strong metal thread has been used to thread the opals.

The Bracelet is 18cm 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