Pendant Australian Opal Scallop Shell Carving Tide


A tiny and fascinating Australian boulder opal pendant, it is carved into in the shape of a scallop shell, it has a bright misty purplish blue crystalline surface.
There is a band of purple blue flash across the top and a line of ochre which resembles the tideline on our beach.
  • The ancient host rock can be glimpsed below the crystal on the shell.
  • The back of the heart is polished boulder stone.
  • The pendant has been skillfully carved to use the natural colours and details of the opal rough piece, best suited to the scallop shell shape.
  • Weight is 9.90ct before setting.
  • From the North Shore Opal Cutting and Jewellery Studio in Noosa Australia.
  • Opal is 1.5cm across.
  • Pendant hangs at 2cm down.
  • Comes on a 925 silver chain.
Gemstone Details

This Australian boulder Opal pendant is a one off piece, it has been cut and polished to our own design. The rough opals are sourced by our cutter, they are then carefully cut and skilfully polished to reveal the beautiful colour, bright flashes and patination. Each opal cut by us is a solid Australian opal, responsibly sourced and there will never be another piece exactly the same, it is unique.

Responsibly sourced, Solid Australian Boulder Opal.

Birthstone Details

October: Opal, a captivating gem renowned for its enchanting play of colours, is a symbol of creativity, inspiration, and imagination. Much like the ever-changing ocean, opal's kaleidoscope of hues mirrors the dynamic nature of life. In ancient times, Greeks believed that opals granted the gift of prophecy and protection from disease. Throughout history, Europeans considered opal as a symbol of purity, hope, and truth.

Jewellery Care

Please take really good care of your opal jewellery, avoid any chemical contact including make up, perfume and hairspray. Opals are somewhat fragile and can chip, shatter and be damaged by dropping or any sharp impact. Store in a cloth or a soft jewellery case.

Please be careful with any cosmetic chemical around natural gems as they can damage the surface.
Dropping your good jewellery can result in stones becoming loose or chipping.