White Fire Opal and Black Glass


A hand-knotted, 22 inch long necklace with a man-made White Fire Opal as the focal point.

The synthetic opal was made by Minerala

The chemistry and crystallography of synthetic opals are identical to natural opal, however, natural opals fluoresce under ultraviolet light and synthetics don’t. This is an area of intense interest; if the chemistry and the crystallography are the same, then why ….