Moldavite & Opal Necklace
Moldavite & Opal Sterling Necklace By Arkadia Designs
Moldavite (Czech: Vltavín) is a forest green, olive green or blue greenish vitreous silica projectile rock formed by a meteorite impact in southern Germany (Nördlinger Ries Crater) that occurred about 15 million years ago. It is a type of tektite.
The exciting arrival of gem quality solid opal from the Welo district of Ethiopia is taking the gem world by storm. Australian opals are sedimentary in nature, forming in ancient sea beds, whereas Ethiopian opals originate from volcanic activity. All volcanic opal is called hydrophane opal.