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Opals are formed from a solution of silicon dioxide and water, as water runs down through the earth it picks up silica from the sandstone, and cares this silica rich solution into cracks and voids cause by natural faults or decomposing fossils. as the water evaporates, it leaves behind a silca deposit. This cycle repeats over very long periods of time eventually an opal is formed. Opals formed during the Cretaceous period. Between 65-140 million years ago in a inland sea called the Great Basin.
opallios is the greek term meaning "to see change in color", it's know to be a balancing stone. 47. Opals symbolize faithfulness and confidence.
Exchanges and returns. Since these are handmade pieces, I do not accept returns unless it is due to a production fault. If you are unsatisfied with the jewelry for any other reason, you may exchange the unworn piece for something of equal or lesser value.
Service & Warranty.All my pieces are welcomed to be sent back for service and repairs due to normal ‘wear and tear’. Please know that any repairs that arise from carelessness or negligence to follow care instructions will be assessed and worked on a fair labor and material rate. This especially applies to damaged gemstones that must be replaced due to carelessness.