The early Romans believed that opal was the queen of gems, containing all the colors of other gemstones. They also believed opal was good luck and the wishes of those who wear a piece of opal jewelry will come true! Australian opal has been prized for centuries for its dazzling combination of fire and color, it is the most sought after opal in the world and is classified as a precious gemstone. No two opals are exactly alike -each is unique with no end to the variety of patterns and colors seen within this natural gemstone.
Opal rough is cut and polished to create the beautiful inlays you see in Nagalle's jewelry.