This very beautiful necklace is made of Very large Peruvian AAA Blue Opals & Blue Aquamarine beads. 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. They 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. The Flower Pendant is 2.5 x 3 inches wide & is carved mother -of -pearl shell set is sterling with a pin on back for extra safety not to lose necklace. You can be very proud to wear such special beads!
22 inches long flower pendant is 2.5 x 3 inches wide