Edwardian 16 Carat Black Opal Necklace GIA Certified



A highly important 16 carat Australian black opal & diamond platinum necklace. The pear shape, teardrop pendant artfully designed as a night on the town statement jewel.

Hailed for their unusual and stunning beauty, black opals are the rarest and highly sought after gemstones of their kind. The most exceptional of all black opals, such as this one, were excavated from the famous Lightning Ridge mine in Australia. Exhibiting vibrant hues from red and orange to purples, blues and greens. The kaleidoscopic 16.28 carat black opal is surround by over 3 carats of dazzling, fiery diamonds.

Condition: Very Good

Era: Edwardian Revival
Year: 1967
Metal: Platinum & 18K yellow gold.  Chain: Silver

Center Gemstone: Australian Black Opal
Carat Weight: 16.28
Cut: Cabochon
Color: Blue and green with orange, yellow & red flashes
Clarity: Opaque

Additional Gemstones:
37 Round Brilliant Diamonds 2.70 Carats Total
1 Pear Shape Diamond 0.40 Carat

Pendant Dimensions: 45.8mm L x 26.8mm W x 11mm D
Chain: 1mm x 16" L
Pendant Weight: 15.36 grams