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SANWA PEARL & GEMS LIMITED
Authorized Distributor by KYOCERA

10 things you need to know about "Synthetic Opal"

ROUGH STONES

Bello Opal® Galaxy Collection (Mineral Type Created Opal) is composed by silica & very small portion of water. It is the only glass compatible opal. It is as known as "Galaxy Opal", "Created Opal" and "Gilson Opal".


Galaxy Opal is lab grown synthetic opal resin free. The rough stones are in irregular shapes. The size is relatively smaller, compared to Bello Opal. Thickness is approximately 8mm to 10mm.

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Properties comparison to natural opal
Category Mineral Type Created Opal Natural Opal
Elements
Silica & Water Silica & Water
MOHS Hardness
5.5 3-5.5
Specific Gravity
1.90-2.2 1.98-2.20
Heat Resistance
900 degree C. 100 degree C.
Product Features
Color Range
OP701 to OP713
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