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"Dragons Egg#2 Opal

This opal is quite spectacular and is at the moment being set in this design.

Love the opal. The setting is a bit overwhelming though, and pulls attention away from the opal.

How I would have designed it:

  1. Keep the central oval & make the oval thicker; using twisted green, yellow, and rose gold cording
  2. Keep the oval and top two & bottom two loops in white gold. Replace accents with chrome diopside, lemon citrine, and red zircon. Or other similar colored gems.
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Thank you,
It is a beautiful stone and I see where you are coming from, but I think the filigree and the diamond accents will not detract from the opal hopefully. I hope the ring itself will be completed this week, the beginning of next, I will post a picture of it when it is finished.
Kind regards
Chris

Chris,
You have shown me a few pictures of that opal and I believe that that opal will hold up beautifully with that open scroll work design. I can’t wait to see the finished piece. The CAD work does not show the true beauty of the finished piece.
Waiting with baited breath.
Otter

Thanks little Otter.

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