Flashes of Lightning!! Natural Opal 925 Sterling Silver Pendant With Silver Chain from Ethiopia - 2.0" - 26.1 Grams

Large oval shaped with nice play of color Precious Opal sterling silver pendant from Ethiopia.
Arabic legends say it falls from the heavens in flashes of lightning. The ancient Greeks believed opals gave their owners the gift of prophecy and guarded them from disease. Europeans have long considered the gem a symbol of hope, purity, and truth.
Those born in October are lucky to have the beautiful Opal as their birthstone (Walter Schumann "Gemstones of the World").
Location: South Welo, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Size: Pendant is 5.1 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm with bail; Opal is 30 x 19 mm; Chain is 16 inches
Weight: 26.1 Grams total