Sleepy Lavender Crushed Opal
PRIMARY COLOR: Purple
SECONDARY COLORS: Blue
Sleepy Lavender Crushed Opal seems to have been discovered in the mountainous areas of the Mediterranean. This Opal pulls its inspiration from lush lavender fields under an unbelievable blue sky, the color is vibrant with deep purples and shifts of sky blue. The combination will put your mind at ease for your next project.
What is Sleepy Lavender Crushed Opal?
Sleepy Lavender Crushed Opal is a synthetic lab-made material that consists of Silica and Polymer rather than hydrated silica (natural opal). The polymer stabilizes our opal which in turn makes it easier for jewelry making. You will experience less cracking and crazing that can be detrimental when using natural opal in jewelry. By using a polymer it also creates a slightly softer product making it superior for turning and cabbing. Our crushed opal does not fall victim to color fading and is resistant to chemicals such as acetone and alcohol.
Crushed Opal takes around one year to grow in a controlled environment. This is a complex process of layering to create the unique color patterns. The first form of synthetic opal is a rough cut of stone. This rough cut synthetic stone is then crushed down and sifted into the desired stone sizes. After our testing we determined the perfect stone sizes to offer; Large, Medium, Fine, and Powder forms.
Our crushed opal is weighted to be like natural stone, unlike a lot of glitters. Glitter is almost weightless, where our products are of a much higher quality than glitter.
Our photos are representing our crushed opal by what it will look like "wet" or when added to your project. Adding an adhesive, glue, resin, nail polish, and/or etc. to our opal brings it to life. Opal will look best in natural lighting or once added to your project. The crushing process may make the stone pieces appear less colorful to the naked human eye but do not be fouled; this product comes to life once in use. Fine sized can look lighter in color due to the crushing process, but once again will brighten up with use. Our Crushed Opal may not be as vibrant until in use. Please try our products in your project for best color results. *Color on your screen can appear differently from device to device, please keep this in mind.
Sizing and Quantities:
THIS PRODUCT IS SOLD BY THE GRAM
One gram of crushed opal roughly fills a space of 1.5" X 1.5" X 0.5-1mm
Medium Size: 0.5mm to 2mm Stones
Fine Size: 1.5mm and smaller (recommended for ring inlays)
1 Gram of Large/Medium Starting at USD $8.00
3 Grams of Large/Medium Starting at USD $21.60 - 10% Off Single Gram Pricing
5 Grams of Large/Medium Starting at USD $34.00 - 15% Off Single Gram Pricing
1 Gram of Fine Starting at USD $9.00
3 Grams of Fine Starting at USD $24.30 - 10% Off Single Gram Pricing
5 Grams of Fine Starting at USD $38.25 - 15% Off Single Gram Pricing
The Uses Of Crushed Opal:
Other Inlay Projects
Our Shipping Offers:
US orders over $35 are eligible for Free First Class USPS Shipping (estimated 3-5 business days)
US orders over $100 are eligible for Free Priority Flat Rate Shipping (estimated 1-3 business days)
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Love this crushed opal. Great color. Fast shipping!
I use crushed opal mainly for inlay designs in stainless steel. The Opal Dealer has a literal rainbow of colors to choose from in 3 different grain consistencies as well. I'm very satisfied with my purchase with The Opal Dealer and will definitely be returning!
I love the sleepy lavender synthetic opal! Great customer service and super fast shipping.
High quality product with fast shipping.
Always a pleasure to work with.
One of my favorite synthetic opals. Beautiful color. Wonderful seller.