Hong Kong International Diamond Gem & Pearl Show 2024 | Venues:AsiaWorld - Expo, Hong Kong (AWE) | Date:27 Feb - 2 Mar 2024 | Booth#:1-N20

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BELLO GALAXY OPAL
(NO RESIN)

Lab-Grown Opal

Elements: Silica & Water
FEATURES
  • Grow in laboratory over time
  • Same chemical properties as natural opal
  • Stable even under high temperature ( up to 900 degree C.)
  • Compatible with Borosilicate glass, suited for Glassblowing & Glass art
  • Stable, No Cracking, Crazing or Yellowing
  • Intense Play of Color
  • Vertical fire displays the unique growth pattern
  • Some translucent color effect
  • Horizontal and vertical fire
  • Available in 14 colors, such as water opal, milky opal, black opal, blue opal, pink opal and fire opal.
  • What is Bello Galaxy Opal?

    Bello Opal® represents the high quality lab-grown opal which we guarantee to deliver. The opal material is, produced by KYOCERA Corporation, made in Japan. Bello Galaxy Opal takes about a year to grow in laboratory. Different from Bello Opal and Bello Jelly Opal, it is mainly composed of silica, with a very small percentage of water. Bello Galaxy Opal is chemically identical to natural opal, displays same brilliance and fire, at the same time with extra hardness. They are real, unmined and also eco-friendly. You may simply call it “Galaxy Opal”.

    Bello Galaxy Opal is available in 14 different colors.

    POPULAR FOR GLASSBLOWING ART

    Bello Galaxy Opal is especially suitable for glassblowing art.

    - It can resist 900 degree C.
    - It is compatible with Borosilicate Glass(33 COE).
    - Galaxy Opal is popular in shapes such as round beads, tumbled stone, fancy beads, special shape flat sheet or crushed opal.
    - It is popularly used for glass lampworking market.
    - “Gilson Opal” is frequently used by marketers when they are selling this kind of resin free created opal. If you would like to know more about “Gilson Opal”, please refer to “What is Gilson Opal?”.
    synthetic opal

    Color Chart (A cut)

    opal cabochon

    CABOCHONS

    opal beads

    ROUND BEADS / SPHERES

    opal hamsa

    Special Shape

    synthetic opal

    Diamond Cut

    Created opal

    Coins/Sheet

    tumbled opal

    TUMBLED OPAL

    synthetic opal

    Crushed Opal

    created opal

    Fancy Beads

    pink galaxy opal rough

    Rough Stones

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    Properties comparison to natural opal:

    Category Lab-Grown Opal Natural Opal
    Academic name
    Mineral Type Created Opal N/A
    Collection
    Bello Galaxy Opal N/A
    Elements
    Silica & Water Silica & Water
    MOHS Hardness
    5.5 3-5.5
    Specific Gravity
    1.90-2.20 1.98-2.20
    Heat Resistance
    900 degree C. 100 degree C.
    Product Features
    Color Range
    OP701 to OP714
    Size Range
    1.2mm to 50mm +
    Thickness Range
    0.5mm to 18mm
    Options for fire pattern
    A cut (dot pattern), B cut (horizontal stripe pattern), C cut (Vertical stripe pattern)
    Jewelry Plating
    Galaxy Opal could work well with jewelry plating
    Chemical Resistance
    Thinner, Methanol, Acetone
    Glass Compatibility
    Galaxy Opal is glass compatible
    Guarantee on quality
    No Cracking, Crazing or Yellowing
    Limitation
    Galaxy Opal sheet cannot bend like plastic, it doesn't have elasticity