Fire Opals – Romantic Gemstones For Jewellers
The fire opal gemstone is a unique faceted stone with an in-depth, rich colour that is unmatched. A great alternative to the more popular gemstones, the fire opal is a great way to make the simplest jewellery piece, stand out of the crowd.
The fire opal is a translucent stone that owes its rich red, orange and yellow colours to the presence of iron oxide. Here at Cooksongold we stock a range of fire opal stones in multiple sizes.
Gemstone Specifications: The Fire Opal is a natural stone of excellent colour and quality. The fire opal has a hardness of 6 on the scale, as a result it is advised that fire opal stones are one placed in an ultrasonic, steam cleaner or in chemical cleaning solution. The fire opal should also not be exposed to prolonged periods of heat and light.
The fire opal is a great gemstone for jewellery makers of all experience levels. It is important to note that as with all stones of this nature, colours and natural inclusions as well as zoning will mean that each stone is different.
The fire opal is a unique choice of stone, discover the full range online right here at Cooksongold.