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COINS/SHEET

Bello Opal® (Polymer Impregnated Synthetic Opal) could be cut into double flat/sheet with very thin thickness, such as 0.2mm.

 



Other than cabochons and round beads, opal sheet is also a popular item for jewelry designs.
Bello Opal sheet could be used for watches design. It is a perfect alternative to precious opal watch dial which has scarcity problem. Bello opal fire still exhibits beautifully with 0.3mm thickness.





Translucent feature of thin opal sheet:

The original color of OP15 opal sheet is brownish red.


Translucent feature of thin opal sheet:

Due to certain degree of transparency in thin opal sheet,  black painted bottom turns the OP15 sheet into a black opal color.

With this translucent feature, designers could play with their imagination and create brand new colors with different color painted.


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Properties comparison to natural opal
Category Polymer Impregnated Synthetic Opal Natural Opal
Elements
80% Silica & 20% Resin Silica & Water
MOHS Hardness
4 3-5.5
Specific Gravity
1.80-1.90 1.98-2.20
Heat Resistance
130 degree C. 100 degree C.
Product Features
Color Range
Op01 to OP78
Degree of transparency
Relatively low
Jewelry Plating
Bello Opal could work well with jewelry plating
Chemical Resistance
Alcohol
Glass Compatibility
Bello Opal is not glass compatible. Please refer to "Galaxy Opal".
Guarantee on quality
No Cracking, Crazing or Yellowing