Sandstone Opal Matrix 19" Long, Faceted Beaded Necklace Code-NO403
This beautiful Sandstone Opal Matrix (fairy opal) necklace, has approx. 51pcs faceted beads, each opal bead has its own unique opal colour.
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.
The toggle clasp is made of silver, and a strong metal thread has been used to thread the opals.
The Necklace is 18"(46cm) long.
Bead Width (large 11mm) (small 7mm)
Bead amount Approx. 51pcs
Necklace Total Wt. 46grms
Item Code NO307