What types of opal jewelry can you buy?

Opal jewelry is our passion and we are always excited when we source a new handcrafted gold or sterling silver piece for our customers - be it opal earrings, an opal ring, an opal pendant or an opal bracelet. Natural Australian opal is the ideal gemstone to set into jewelry as it looks fabulous in platinum, yellow gold, white gold and sterling silver or gold plated silver settings. And the variety of dazzling colours and patterns found in gem quality opal means it suits a wide range of jewelry styles - from classic and contemporary through to decorative and intricate. This is one of the main reasons Australian opal continues to grow in popularity with jewelry designers and customers around the world. 

Opal earringsGold opal earrings

One of our favourite types of opal jewelry are opal earrings. Opal is such a stunningly beautiful gemstone that it complements the face and brings a welcome touch of colour and brilliance to your best facial features, as well as complementing your hairstyle and makeup. Opal earrings make the ideal gift as one size fits all - although in our opinion the bigger the better! 

Some of the most popular styles of gold and silver opal earrings include opal studs in classic round or oval shaped settings, drop earrings with uniquely shaped opals, opal earrings featuring a halo of white diamonds around the opal gemstone, and opal earrings that have a unique decorative settings that showcase the beautiful colour and patterns of the opal.

All types of opal gemstones feature in opal earrings - solid black opals, crystal opals, light opals and boulder opals; as well as doublet opals and triplet opals. Doublet and triplet opals can be a more affordable option for opal earrings, however solid Australian opals are worth every dollar for their unique and rare qualities. You'll be confident knowing your opal earrings are one of a kind and unlike any others in the world! 

When wearing opal earrings, don't forget to remove them before having a shower to keep them in a pristine condition. You can read more about how to care for your opals and opal jewery in our handy guide here

Opal Rings

White gold opal ring

Gold opal rings and silver opal rings are among the most popular types of opal jewelry we sell every day to customers around the world as well as from our retail shop The Opal Centre in Coffs Harbour. Opal rings are the ideal style of jewellery to wear for any occasion. They can be worn as an everyday piece, as an engagement ring or as an eye-catching, colourful 'bling' statement jewellery piece, even surrounded by diamonds for special occasions - whatever your heart desires! 

Opals are a precious and rare stone with the power to captivate. They come in many different patterns and colours, but one thing they have in common - the ability to show off their natural beauty no matter what form they take! However in our mind, opal rings are one of the best ways to showcase a beautiful natural Australian opal, right at your fingertips.

Our gold opal rings and silver opal rings feature a wide range of ethically sourced, natural Australian opals including black opals sourced from the opal fields of Lightning Ridge, crystal opals and light opals which are mined in South Australian, and boulder opals from Queensland. Like with earrings, doublet opals and triplet opals are also popular forms of Australian opal to set into a gold or silver ring. 

Opal Pendants

 Gold opal pendant

Our extensive collection of gorgeous Australian black opal, light opal, boulder opal, doublet opal and triplet opal gold and silver pendants feature incredibly brilliant and fiery patterns in a variety of beautiful hues. All our opal pendants come with a complementary gold plated display chain to showcase your opal necklace purchase.

Opal pendants are one of the most eye-catching and popular opal jewelry styles in our online opal jewelry collection, with the most viewed designs ranging from classic and elegant bezel set gold opal pendants, gold and silver opal pendants with an intricate and decorative setting, and unique and stylish opal pendants that feature diamonds and Australian opals in unique shapes.

Opal necklace are ideal pieces of jewelry to showcase the beautiful colours and patterns of ethically sourced, natural solid, doublet and triplet Australian opals. And they suit any type of event or occasion - or just wear your opal necklace every day and feel special and unique year round!

To see our full range of opal jewelry visit our online collection here