The Monarch Opal and Iolite Necklace is handmade using sterling silver, a cultured monarch opal cabochon and hand cut iolite cabochon. The sterling silver pendant measures approximately 1 1/2" wide and 2" tall and is handmade and polished.
A 18" sterling silver chain is included. Should you need another length, please include in the notes at purchase.
This item is ready to ship, you will receive the exact necklace pictured. Please allow 3-5 days for shipment of your order.
Monarch Opals are a lab created stone. It was a project started some 20 years ago by a turquoise fanatic and chemist. Lab created opal is pretty but gets dull, and it just doesn't really capture the light dispersement that real opals do. This was because no one was really getting those silica dioxide particulars small enough to mimic Mother Nature. So, Monarch Opal is actually "cultured" opal and has nano particles of silica dioxide, just the same as natural opal. They are almost as small as an atom. The matrix is a nod to turquoise and the two together are magic
It takes about a year to grow. It is more durable than opal so this material is ideal for rings and bracelets as detergents like hand soap won't hurt it. It has a hardness of 5.5 on the mohs scale.
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
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