Stone Cuff in Textured Blue Opal
Textured Blue Opal stone on a hammered gold-filled cuff bracelet with clasp closure. Derived from the Greek word "opalus" meaning "changing color," opal comes in electric shades of blue, orange, and white with fiery flashes. It's one of nature's most incredible kaleidoscopes.
Some opals are 50-65 million years old and date back to the Cretaceous period of the dinosaurs. Most of these opals come from Australia. Opals are also known as the "Eye Stone," bringing the wearer creative inspiration. Handmade in Germantown, New York & Block Island, Rhode Island without the use of heat or chemicals.
Color: Textured Blue Opal
Medium total circumference is 7.25".
Mary MacGill is a Hudson Valley, New York and Block Island, Rhode Island - based artist working primarily in gold and semi-precious stones. Focusing on the beauty of hammered imperfections and suspended forms, Mary's work falls in lineage with mentor Kazuko Oshima and sculptor Alexander Calder.