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10 things you need to know about "Synthetic Opal"

Products

PATTERN

Different from A cut opal drop which shows vertical fire, B cut opal drop displays multi-pattern like photo.

FACETED CUT

Faceted cut opal drop is also available for order.

OPAL EARRINGS

Opal drop is commonly used as earrings design.

STEEPLE OPAL DROP

Rather than using half drill opal drop for most of the traditional design, this kind of steeple opal drop is also increasingly popular for jewelry designers.

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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 OP92
Degree of transparency
Relatively low
Jewelry Plating
Bello Opal® could work well with jewelry plating
Chemical Resistance
Thinner, Methanol, Acetone
Glass Compatibility
Bello Opal® is not glass compatible. Please refer to "Galaxy Opal"
Guarantee on quality
No Cracking, Crazing or Yellowing