Australian Opal Andamooka Matrix violet 14k gold fill wire wrapped pendant



This is another unusual pendant made with a 25 x 15 mm freeform Andamooka Matrix opal. This opal has a tan background with some really beautiful violet colour sheets at different angles, and even some vivid blue and green. Very hard to photograph!. I have wire wrapped it in 14k gold filled round and twisted wire. The finished pendant is just over 35 mm long. It comes on a free gold plated chain in an organza bag.

A very different and beautiful rare gemstone, totally unique!

Andamooka opal comes from a small outback town in South Australia. The work involved in mining this opal, the small field it comes from and the gorgeous results mean that it is a unique and more rare type of Australian opal. It has ‘pinfire’ flash, little specks of colour in a host stone, and the greater the concentration the more brilliant the colour.


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