This fantastic necklace is made from very high quality( impossible -to-find ) big Peruvian Opal Tear Drops as well as Peruvian Opal 8 mm round beads.There are Peruvian Opal Square Dendritic beads. There are Sea-Foam Chalcedony faceted nugget beads & Swaroski Crystal beads The findings and clasp are sterling. This is a beautiful necklace. It is made from beads I will not find again. This very beautiful necklace is made of Very large Peruvian AAA Blue Opals. Blue opals are from high in Andes Mountains of Peru near San Patricio, Peru. They entered the American bead market only a few years ago, although they have been known to natives of Peru for hundreds of years! They do not have "flashes" of opals from Australia. These blue opals are Very scarce in a large size like these. Some are dendritic with brown-gold matrix: called "scenic". These beads are the perfect color for Peruvian blue opals: an amazing color of blue - it is said to be the color of the Caribbean Sea. Opals like these cost over $800.-$1,000. per strand now, if you can even find them. This is a very impressive necklace both in fashion & rarity of beads.
18 inches long + 5 inch drops.