History: The rich play of color in some Opals gives them unsurpassed splendor and mystique. The birthstone for October is an Opal. Opal is classified in three primary types according to body color supporting the play of colors. These types are black, white and transparent. Opals can have body colors such as colorless, yellow, brown, red or orange.
The later is better known under the name of fire opal. The most famous opals are harlequin, pinpoint, flash, peacock and flame opal. The ancient Greeks believed opal could give the wearer the power of foresight.The Romans revered opal as the symbol of hope and purity, and believed it could protect from disease. Eastern people regarded it as the symbol of truth. The Ancient Arabs believed it came from heaven, and that it acquired the play of color from flashes of lightning. In the Middle Ages, opal was thought to be beneficial for eyesight, some people even believed it could render the wearer invisible.
A legacy four generations in the making, the Duneier story began with Max Duneier, an Austrian emigrant who arrived in New York City in 1910 with a single suitcase and a lifelong passion for exquisite gemstones. Years later, his son Clyde took over the business. Under his expertise, the firm became synonymous with the highest quality stones and precious metalsdeepening the reputation for integrity and excellence associated with the Duneier name. Today, the third and fourth generations of Duneiers run the business, building upon tradition and upholding the values forged over the last century. Beautiful, carved images used for personal adornment have cast their romantic spell over people's imaginations for thousands of years.
As both a sentimental keepsake and a work of art, concentrating major drama into a minute space, the cameo is one of the most treasured sculpted images. A cameo is a small scene or figure carved in relief. This modern Italian word, meaning "to engrave", is thought to have come from the ancient Arabic word "khamea", meaning "amulet".
Folklore relates cameos' mystic capacity to attract health and good fortune. The enduring popularity of the cameo attests to its delicate power to beguile generations of wearers and viewers alike. The item "ESTATE VINTAGE 10K GOLD GENUINE OPAL HALO GREEN EMERALD RING SIGNED CID" is in sale since Sunday, February 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Fine Rings\Gemstone". The seller is "4744366" and is located in Andover, Massachusetts.
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