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Bello Opal - Galaxy (Resin free)

Bello Opal® Galaxy Collection (Mineral Type Synthetic Opal) is composed by silica & very small portion of water. It is the only glass compatible opal among three collections.
You may also call it “Galaxy Opal or Created Opal”. It is available in 13 opal colours, such as water opal, milky opal, black opal, blue opal, pink opal and fire opal.

Galaxy Opal is chemically identical to natural opal, both are 100% silica, both have the same hardness, brilliance and fire. The only thing that changes is origin.  Galaxy Opal is especially suitable for glassblowing art or high-end jewellery market. 



COLOR CHART ( A cut )

CABOCHONS

ROUND BEADS

SPECIAL SHAPE

DIAMOND CUT

COINS/SHEET

FANCY BEADS

CRUSHED OPAL

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Properties comparison to natural opal
Category Mineral Type Synthetic 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
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
Alcohol , IPA, Toluene, Acetone
Glass Compatibility
Galaxy Opal is glass compatible.
Guarantee on quality
No Cracking, Crazing or Yellowing
Limitations
Galaxy Opal sheet cannot bend like plastic, it doesn't have elasticity.