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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OPAREX NEBULA OPAL

Imitation Opal

Elements: 20% Silica & 80% Resin
FEATURES:
  • Produced in laboratory in a short period of time
  • Heat-hardened of resin with a mixture of silica
  • Stable, No Cracking, Crazing or Yellowing
  • Showcases a wave of color change like nebula 
  • Play of Color looks like aurora borealis
  • Plentiful color variation
  • Available in 44 colors, such as green opal, blue opal, white opal, pink opal, yellow opal, purple opal, black opal…etc.
  • WHAT IS OPAREX NEBULA OPAL?

    Oparex® is an innovative resin material which is, produced by KYOCERA Corporation, made in Japan. Oparex Nebula Opal is a heat-hardened of resin with a mixture of silica in a short period of time. Due to their formation feature, it is also named as "Resin Colloidal Imitation Opal". Different from lab-grown opal with high silica percentage, it only contains 20% of silica. It could also be described as Opal-like-plastic (OLP) as this is a new plastic material with color change effect.

    Oparex Nebula Opal is available in 44 different colors.

    SHOWCASES NEBULA BEAUTY

    Oparex Nebula Opal is an interesting product as it displays random wavy color change.

    - The play of color reminds us the nebula in the universe.
    - It looks alike aurora borealis and so, some marketers also name it as“Aurora kind opal” or “Aurora Opal”.
    - Nebula Opal’s unique wavy color pattern can create non-standardized but one-of-a-kind color design.
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    FANCY BEADS

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    Properties comparsion to lab-grown opals:

    Category Imitation Opal Lab-Grown Opal Lab-Grown Opal Lab-Grown Opal
    Academic name
    Resin Colloidal Imitation Opal Polymer Impregnated Synthetic Opal Polymer Impregnated Synthetic Opal Mineral Type Created Opal
    Collection
    Oparex Nebula Opal Bello Opal Bello Jelly Opal Bello Galaxy Opal
    Elements
    20% Silica & 80% Resin 80% Silica & 20% Resin 80% Silica & 20% Resin Silica & Water
    MOHS Hardness
    2 4 4 5.5
    Specific Gravity
    1.35-1.40 1.80-1.90 1.80-1.90 1.90-2.20
    Heat Resistance
    130 degree C. 130 degree C. 130 degree C. 900 degree C.
    Product Features
    Options for fire pattern
    Non-directional wave pattern
    Degree of transparency
    Relatively high
    Jewelry Plating
    Not suitable
    Chemical Resistance
    Methanol
    Glass Compatibility
    Oparex Opal is not glass compatible. Please refer to "Galaxy Opal"