Ladies Australian Opal 14K White Gold Pendant with Diamond Accents is a recently acquired find.
The teardrop shape solid opal measures 13.5 X 7.3mm and wigs approximately 2 carats unmounted. The opal came from the Lightning Ridge area and has vivid greens mixed with blue colors highlighted by yellows. It rates a 4 fire on a scale of 5.
Forty round brilliant cut diamonds are mounted in pairs on each of the marquise shape extensions that surround the opal with a combined weight of approximately .40-.48 carats.
The 14K white gold mounting features an open basket design on the back. The pendant has a fixed bail with an inside opening of 4.7 X 3.7mm. A sterling silver chain is included with purchase.
The complete pendant weighs 5.8 grams and measures 31mm long including bail by 17.8mm wide, (1 1/8 inches by 5/8 inch).