The softness of an opal leaves it vulnerable to damage. This will weaken the visual impact of the gem, or even cause it to break. Additionally, opals are exceptionally sensitive to heat, humidity, and chemicals. We recommend using diamond and/or corundum (rubies and sapphires) for engagement and wedding bands.
Is opal OK for engagement ring?
Nowadays, opals are said to boost creativity and to symbolize fidelity. As an engagement ring, opals are a perfect representation of the unique spark and fire of your relationship, and their non-replicable nature is a huge draw for those that want a truly one-of-a-kind ring.
Are opal engagement rings Bad luck?
White Opals are unlucky unless worn by someone born in October or with Diamonds. Very unlucky in an engagement ring. Opals will lose its shine if the owner dies.
Are opals less expensive than diamonds?
Couples choose Opal Engagement Rings for many reasons. Some are searching for a unique look, and many want a less flashy option than Diamond. Cost is another common factor. Opal Engagement Rings tend to be much less expensive than Diamond Engagement Rings.
Can you wear opal everyday?
Opals are more delicate then other gemstones, but they can still be worn daily as long as some simple rules are followed. Regardless of whether your piece of Opal Jewelry has a solid Opal or Doublet or Triplet inside, it can easily be cared for and look amazing for years to come.