The opal is the chameleon of the gem world. The enigmatic and mysterious jewel has a unique play of colour like no other stone, and its flashing colours have been the cause of fascination for years. JewelStreet is home to over 600 global jewellery designers, and within our catalogue, there are some incredible opal jewellery designs. We’ve handpicked 4 of our favourite.
BIRD OF PARADISE OPAL BROOCH
Mara Hotung, London, UK
This utterly unique opal brooch by London’s Mara Hotung is inspired by beautiful tropical birds with colourful plumage. The body is set with a large opal displaying a wonderful play of colour, accented with an emerald cabochon, tsavorite garnets and white sapphires.
OPAL & MOONSTONE RING
Penny Preville, New York City, USA
Delicate 18kt white gold scroll work set with diamonds and blue moonstones surrounds a centre set boulder opal on this statement ring from NYC designer, Penny Preville. Only found in Australia, boulder opal is one of the most valuable varieties of opal and celebrated for its striking colour. There is a spiritual energy and a positivity that radiates from this ring.
CRYSTAL OPAL AND DIAMONDS EARRINGS
Marcello Riccio, London, UK
Marcello Riccio’s Crystal Opal And Diamond Earrings are part of their Salvador collection, which is inspired by statement design. Demonstrating impressive craftsmanship throughout, these gemstone-laden earrings feature black agate and crystal opal accented with white diamonds. A striking evening accessory.
MAJESTIC OPAL STUD EARRING
Socheec, New York City, USA
Add traces of nature to your look with these majestic opal diamond stud earrings from Socheec. The striking blue opals are set in a unique and uneven 14kt yellow gold frame, which is accented with vintage diamonds. You won’t find another pair of earrings like these.