Opal jewelry is an exquisite collection and a must have in every fashion lovers accessory box. Opal jewelry is basically jewelry designed around opal stone, keeping the stone in prima focus. The sparkling opal stone is what attracts attention. You can choose among the various range of designer opal jewelry available in the market or if you have your own ideas, get the opal jewelry custom made to suit any occasion or a special dress.
While buying opal jewelry one needs to be a little cautious. Information is the key that will save you from being doped. So before you make an investment, read a lot about opals or talk to people who can give you good advice in the concerned area. Always ask for authentication certificate to be perfectly sure of what you are buying. More over you need to have information to estimate the value of opal stone judiciously. This is the process which is most dreaded by common buyer. For a layman it is very difficult to make out the value of opal. There are few aspects that decide the value of opal: –
- Shine of opal stone.
- Check for any crack or fault
- Shape and weight of the stone
- Color of opal. Black opals are the costliest.
Opal is readily available in market in myriad shapes, colors and styles. All you need to do is to have a look and let you heart rest on the opal jewelry you like. Just follow your heart because each piece of opal jewelry is one better than the other, you will have a tough time selecting. And if you come across a black opal jewelry then you must buy it immediately, it is not only an elite possession but also an investment.
One needs to take proper care of opal jewelry. Though, opal stone is a solid gemstone, it will not crack easily but if you take proper care it will surely last longer. After prolonged use of opal stone, wash the jewelry with a soft detergent, rubbing lightly with a soft bristle tooth brush. If the opal jewelry has become a little dull, then instead of experimenting, simply give it to a professional for polishing. This will restore the shine and will also take care of any scratch or chip, without causing any damage to the stone.
Solid natural opal stone jewelry needs lesser care than doublet or triplet opal jewellery. One needs to be extra careful wit them, for they are delicate. It is best to wrap them in a cotton ball after every use of opal jewelry. This will enhance the longevity of the opal jewellery.
Take care of the opal jewelry and it will smile back to you.