White Opal Teardrop Dangles with Blue Topaz Clusters Earrings
Solid white australian opals are wrapped in solid 22k gold bezels and sit on 18k gold and silver bimetal* teardrops. At the base of each opal is a cluster of sky blue and swiss blue topaz faceted beads on 14k gold headpins. Earwires are 14k. These measure 1 1/8 inches long and a bit over a half inch wide.
*Bimetal features a layer of 18-karat yellow gold pressure-bonded to a layer of sterling silver. The front of the piece shows the gold layer and the back is silver. This is a cost-efficient way to achieve the warm look of gold jewelry.