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10 things you need to know about "Synthetic Opal"


Bello Opal® special shape (Polymer Impregnated Synthetic Opal) is available in different options.

You can design your own jewelry by simply using chain. Sanwa offers different kinds of drilling such as side hole for pendant & length hole for bracelet.

Other than opal with hole, Sanwa also offers thinner thickness special shape and they are suitable for different kinds of designs.

Other then the popular A cut, you can also order B cut or C cut to display a new image.

You can create new designs by mix & match opal with different materials, such as mother of pearl & imitation stone etc.

Worldwide maps are available in many colors.

We have 26 Capital Letters available as well.

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Properties comparison to natural opal

Category Polymer Impregnated Synthetic Opal Natural Opal
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