Beautiful Vintage Opal and Diamond Pendant
October Babies - this Birthstone is for you. Or, Opal Lovers - this one is for you, too. And really, who needs any other reason for owning it than it's a beautiful and exceptionally well-crafted pendant? This vintage piece dates to the early 1960s and is in very fine condition.
Where to begin. First the Opal. Measuring 9mm x 6.7mm x 3.75mm for an approximately weight of 1.25 - 1.5 (1 1/4 - 1 1/2) Carats. This opal is full of fire and radiance - excellent iridescence. In the nature of Precious Natural Opals, a beautiful chromatic play-of-color. The opal is accented by round natural Diamonds each measuring approximately 1.5mm. Diamonds and Opal are mounted into a beautifully crafted 14K setting weighing 3.75 gram. It is suspended from a 17.5 (17 1/2) inch French Rope Chain of 10K Gold. Chain and Pendant together weight 5 grams. As shown in the last picture, the pendant is fixed with a Pearl Enhancer Bail for ease in removing and wearing with your Pearls or other compatible necklace. The pendant measures approximately 3/4" x 5/8" inch.