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Thu, 20 Oct 2011

An Antique Black Opal and Diamond Necklace for October

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An Antique Black Opal and Diamond Necklace for October
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Birthstones

By Erika W.

Happy Birthday October Pricescopers!

This antique opal and diamond pendant necklace was auctioned at Christie's Important Jewels sale on June 8, 2011. Made circa 1890, the pendant features a pear-shaped black opal surrounded by old European cut diamonds set in silver and gold. The pendant measures a grand 7cm and is attached to a 37cm long diamond necklace. The opal displays lovely play-of-color and has aged remarkably well. Visit Christie's to see detail of the opal.



Antique Opal and Diamond Pendant Necklace from Christie's June 2011 Important Jewels Auction
Photo: Christie's

This antique opal and diamond pendant necklace sold for $100,511 at Christie's Important Jewels sale on June 8, 2011.


To learn more about opals, please visit:

Art Cut Gems

Opal; Myth, Magic, and Misceptions

Opal Horizon Ltd.



Сategory:  Birthstones