Amethyst Crushed Opal - Jewelry & Woodworking Inlay Material – The Opal Dealer
Amethyst
Amethyst
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Amethyst
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Amethyst
Amethyst
Amethyst

Amethyst

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Amethyst Crushed Opal

PRIMARY COLOR: Purple

SECONDARY COLORS:  Red, Blue

Our Amethyst Crushed Opal pulls its inspiration from the unique shades of purple that the precious stone, Amethyst. Throughout history Amethyst was referred to as the “Gem of Fire”, valued as highly as Diamonds. This fascinating crushed gemstone ranges in hue from a rich purple to a rainbow glisten throughout the stones. This crushed inlay material is illuminated with such unique vibrancy as if it is energized by passion and creativity. Try this magnificent jewel for your next project.

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What is Amethyst Crushed Opal?

Amethyst 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. 

What is the difference between medium and fine size crushed opal?

Medium Size: 0.5mm to 2mm Stones
Fine Size: 1.5mm and smaller (recommended for ring inlays)

What are some of the uses of crushed opal?

Bladesmithing
Casting Projects
Jewelry/Ring Making
Nail Art
Other Inlay Projects
Pen Turning
Photography/Displays
Resin Art
Woodworking

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