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

PRIMARY COLOR: White

SECONDARY COLORS:  Green, Blue

Our Glacier Crushed Opal seems as if it was scraped off of an ancient glacier. The white shade of opal shimmers with hues of blue throughout the stone pieces appearing like dense ice that has been traveling through the coldest places known to man. This iced gemstone will seem frozen in time while displaying its beauty in your project.

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What is Glacier Crushed Opal?

Glacier 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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