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Louisiana Opal (Extremely Rare) Pendant w/ Hematitie Beads - AMAZING FIRE!!!

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WILL BE GOING TO SHOWS, SO LISTINGS COULD END AT ANYTIME IF ITEMS SELL THERE.

PLEASE NOTE: I DO NOT COAT ANY OF MY OPALS OR JEWELRY. TO ME, THAT MAKES IT "TREATED" AND NOT NATURAL. ALSO, BE AWARE THAT COATING JEWELRY FOR THE SAKE OF SLOWING DOWN THE TARNISHING PROCESS OF THE METAL IN JEWELRY, MAY DAMAGE THE OPAL OVER TIME. ALL MY JEWELRY IS "UNTREATED" AND I FIND A POLISHING CLOTH OR USING A SOFT TOOTHBRUSH TO CLEAN THE JEWELRY WORKS JUST FINE. ALL MY LOUISIANA OPALS ARE 100% NATURAL AND HAVE NOT BEEN TREATED IN ANYWAY.

I WILL ONLY SHIP TO THE LOWER 48 CONTIGUOUS STATES. I WILL NOT SHIP TO ALASKA, HAWAII, PUERTO RICO, OR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS.



DESCRIPTION:

THIS LISTING IS FOR AN ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL HAND-WRAPPED LOUISIANA OPAL PENDANT. THE OPAL IS HAND-WRAPPED IN STERLING SILVER-FILLED WIRE. THIS OPAL IS EXTRAORDINARY AND DISPLAYS BRIGHT VIVID COLORS OF: GREEN, BLUE, TEAL, YELLOW, PURPLE/VIOLET, AND ORANGE. THIS OPAL HAS SO MUCH FIRE AND IS SIMPLY BREATH-TAKING, ESPECIALLY IN THE SUNLIGHT. YOU REALLY HAVE TO EXPERIENCE THIS IN PERSON TO GET THE FULL APPRECIATION. IN SUNLIGHT, YOU MIGHT EVEN DISCOVER ADDITIONAL COLORS. IT REALLY IS EXTRAORDINARY! I COULDN'T GET MY CAMERA TO PICK UP ON ALL THE COLORS OR THE FIRE, BUT I CAN TELL YOU THAT YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED WITH THIS BEAUTY! THE LOUISIANA OPAL IS ACCENTED WITH HEMATITE BEADS AND STERLING SILVER BEADS. THE PENDANT WILL COME WITH A 18" STERLING SILVER CHAIN, A GIFT BOX, POLISHING CLOTH, AND A SILK ZIPPERED POUCH. THE BUYER WILL NOT PAY FOR SHIPPING COST OR INSURANCE. I (THE SELLER) WILL PAY FOR SHIPPING AND INSURANCE! I'M SORRY ABOUT SOME OF THE PICTURES. IF YOU NEED ADDITIONAL PICTURES, PLEASE LET ME KNOW AND I WILL TAKE MORE AND EMAIL THEM TO YOU.



MEASUREMENTS:

PENDANT OVERALL: 2 1/4" L x 11/16" W at widest point (INCLUDING BAIL)



(LO113)



THE PICTURES DON'T DO MY OPALS JUSTICE. THERE IS COLOR ALL OVER MY OPALS. I WOULD HAVE TO TAKE DOZENS OF PICTURES TO CAPTURE ALL THE COLOR/FIRE OF EACH OPAL. THE COLORS OF LOUISIANA OPAL MAGNIFIES IN INTENSIFICATION AND ABUNDANCE WHEN WARMED. WEARING NEXT TO SKIN OR UNDER LIGHTS WILL REALLY MAKE THE FIRE COME ALIVE (MORE THAN WHAT THE PICTURES SHOW).

The Louisiana Opal is EXTREMELY RARE. Because of the makeup of the Louisiana Opal, it does not require any treatment or backings to make it stable, and therefore is totally natural unlike most other opals. The first and only mine was opened in the late 1980s' in Vernon Parish Louisiana (the only place on earth where this beautiful Opal was found). The mine was called the Louisiana Opal Exchange Mine, or better known as, The Hidden Fire Opal Mine. The mine was only in operation from 1989-1993 and was shut down due to disagreements between Lessees, Landowner and other parties. The two men who founded the mine kept the location such a secret, that most people that lived in Vernon Parish then and now, don't even know where the mine was located. Today, the property is leased, but NO digging is permitted and the mine was covered up so well that there are no traces of the mine left. What was mined when the mine was open is all that remains in the market today (which is very little). I am lucky enough to live in Vernon Parish, so I was able to get my hands on some. You can be assured that the stones I have listed are the real thing. This Opal is very unique to this area and as of today, not found anywhere else in the world. I tried to take pictures, but they didn't come out like I had hoped. I think that you can still get an idea of colors. This IS truly a one-of-a-kind pendant, and you will not find another one like it.



If you are not familiar with this stone, I encourage you to look it up online to learn more. All my Opal will ship with shipping insurance to protect both the buyer and myself. I (seller) will pay for shipping and insurance cost, so there is NO cost to the buyer!



This is a must have for anyone's collection and would also make a perfect gift!
WILL BE GOING TO SHOWS, SO LISTINGS COULD END AT ANYTIME IF ITEMS SELL THERE.

PLEASE NOTE: I DO NOT COAT ANY OF MY OPALS OR JEWELRY. TO ME, THAT MAKES IT "TREATED" AND NOT NATURAL. ALSO, BE AWARE THAT COATING JEWELRY FOR THE SAKE OF SLOWING DOWN THE TARNISHING PROCESS OF THE METAL IN JEWELRY, MAY DAMAGE THE OPAL OVER TIME. ALL MY JEWELRY IS "UNTREATED" AND I FIND A POLISHING CLOTH OR USING A SOFT TOOTHBRUSH TO CLEAN THE JEWELRY WORKS JUST FINE. ALL MY LOUISIANA OPALS ARE 100% NATURAL AND HAVE NOT BEEN TREATED IN ANYWAY.

I WILL ONLY SHIP TO THE LOWER 48 CONTIGUOUS STATES. I WILL NOT SHIP TO ALASKA, HAWAII, PUERTO RICO, OR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS.



DESCRIPTION:

THIS LISTING IS FOR AN ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL HAND-WRAPPED LOUISIANA OPAL PENDANT. THE OPAL IS HAND-WRAPPED IN STERLING SILVER-FILLED WIRE. THIS OPAL IS EXTRAORDINARY AND DISPLAYS BRIGHT VIVID COLORS OF: GREEN, BLUE, TEAL, YELLOW, PURPLE/VIOLET, AND ORANGE. THIS OPAL HAS SO MUCH FIRE AND IS SIMPLY BREATH-TAKING, ESPECIALLY IN THE SUNLIGHT. YOU REALLY HAVE TO EXPERIENCE THIS IN PERSON TO GET THE FULL APPRECIATION. IN SUNLIGHT, YOU MIGHT EVEN DISCOVER ADDITIONAL COLORS. IT REALLY IS EXTRAORDINARY! I COULDN'T GET MY CAMERA TO PICK UP ON ALL THE COLORS OR THE FIRE, BUT I CAN TELL YOU THAT YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED WITH THIS BEAUTY! THE LOUISIANA OPAL IS ACCENTED WITH HEMATITE BEADS AND STERLING SILVER BEADS. THE PENDANT WILL COME WITH A 18" STERLING SILVER CHAIN, A GIFT BOX, POLISHING CLOTH, AND A SILK ZIPPERED POUCH. THE BUYER WILL NOT PAY FOR SHIPPING COST OR INSURANCE. I (THE SELLER) WILL PAY FOR SHIPPING AND INSURANCE! I'M SORRY ABOUT SOME OF THE PICTURES. IF YOU NEED ADDITIONAL PICTURES, PLEASE LET ME KNOW AND I WILL TAKE MORE AND EMAIL THEM TO YOU.



MEASUREMENTS:

PENDANT OVERALL: 2 1/4" L x 11/16" W at widest point (INCLUDING BAIL)



(LO113)



THE PICTURES DON'T DO MY OPALS JUSTICE. THERE IS COLOR ALL OVER MY OPALS. I WOULD HAVE TO TAKE DOZENS OF PICTURES TO CAPTURE ALL THE COLOR/FIRE OF EACH OPAL. THE COLORS OF LOUISIANA OPAL MAGNIFIES IN INTENSIFICATION AND ABUNDANCE WHEN WARMED. WEARING NEXT TO SKIN OR UNDER LIGHTS WILL REALLY MAKE THE FIRE COME ALIVE (MORE THAN WHAT THE PICTURES SHOW).

The Louisiana Opal is EXTREMELY RARE. Because of the makeup of the Louisiana Opal, it does not require any treatment or backings to make it stable, and therefore is totally natural unlike most other opals. The first and only mine was opened in the late 1980s' in Vernon Parish Louisiana (the only place on earth where this beautiful Opal was found). The mine was called the Louisiana Opal Exchange Mine, or better known as, The Hidden Fire Opal Mine. The mine was only in operation from 1989-1993 and was shut down due to disagreements between Lessees, Landowner and other parties. The two men who founded the mine kept the location such a secret, that most people that lived in Vernon Parish then and now, don't even know where the mine was located. Today, the property is leased, but NO digging is permitted and the mine was covered up so well that there are no traces of the mine left. What was mined when the mine was open is all that remains in the market today (which is very little). I am lucky enough to live in Vernon Parish, so I was able to get my hands on some. You can be assured that the stones I have listed are the real thing. This Opal is very unique to this area and as of today, not found anywhere else in the world. I tried to take pictures, but they didn't come out like I had hoped. I think that you can still get an idea of colors. This IS truly a one-of-a-kind pendant, and you will not find another one like it.



If you are not familiar with this stone, I encourage you to look it up online to learn more. All my Opal will ship with shipping insurance to protect both the buyer and myself. I (seller) will pay for shipping and insurance cost, so there is NO cost to the buyer!



This is a must have for anyone's collection and would also make a perfect gift!

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(26)
Reviewed by Bobby
5 out of 5 stars
Dec 31, 2017
Love the design, craftsmanship, color and size. Beautiful Louisiana opal. Absolutely love it. Fits comfortably. Received as a Christmas gift and can’t wait to show it. Love that this is a rare and original find.
Sherry
LOUISIANA OPAL (Extremely Rare) Pendant - Beautiful Fire!!!

Reviewed by HardyEdge
5 out of 5 stars
Nov 9, 2017
Wow, this pendant is truly a work of art! The opal itself gives a lot of hidden fire, and goes beautifully with any outfit. The wire work is incredible! I absolutely love it and will definitely shop again!
Louisiana Opal (Extremely Rare) Handmade Wire-wrapped Pendant - True Collectors Gemstone - RED Fire!

Reviewed by HardyEdge
5 out of 5 stars
Nov 9, 2017
Wonderful seller! Excellent communication and super fast shipping. The pendant is a sparkling beauty. Highly recommended!
Dark Natural Brazilian Amethyst and Welo Opal Wire-wrapped Pendant - 11 carats of pure beauty!!!

Reviewed by Hannah Hawkins
5 out of 5 stars
Oct 2, 2017
Quick shipping, and clean feathers!
Bag of (3) Green Wing Teal Drake Feathers - Mature & Beautiful - Great for Fly Tying!

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I do not issue refunds as I list plenty of pictures and do a detailed description of all my items. I have never had anyone ask for a refund before as all my buyers have been very happy. I feel that I give a complete and accurate portrayal of each item, so that the buyer knows exactly what they are purchasing. I encourage potential buyers to ask as many questions as they want. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

Shipping policies

I (seller) will pay the shipping as well as insurance on all packages that have to do with Louisiana Opal. Shipping is FREE to all buyers purchasing any of my Louisiana Opal. I will ship all packages within 1 business day after your payment has cleared.

Additional policies

I DO NOT ship outside the Continental US (48 states). I DO NOT ship to Hawaii or Alaska.

Louisiana Opal (Extremely Rare) Pendant w/ Hematitie Beads - AMAZING FIRE!!!

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