Spectrum Opal Earrings By Rachel Jones – JCK

An opal has the ability to mesmerize by way of its seemingly infinite show of colour, catching the sunshine and altering from pink to orange, inexperienced to blue.

Most often, when opal is part of a chunk of jewellery, it’s the principle attraction—the scene-stealer. Actually its setting issues—a ravishing brushed gold, for instance, can have a stunning impact—however the supplies play a supporting function.

Not so on this riveting pair of danglers by London-based jeweler Rachel Jones. From the aptly named Spectrum assortment, the design of those stick earrings exhibits what occurs when opal meets its equal in steel kind.

Eighteen alloys of 18k gold—from inexperienced to pink, white to grey—are on show right here, showing to shift in colour practically as a lot because the opals do.

“I developed our signature Spectrum assortment whereas researching for a Grasp of Arts and utterly fell in love with the method and the way distinctive it makes every bit,” says Jones. “Consisting of 18 particular person alloys of 18k gold together with inexperienced, lemon, yellow, pink, rose, pink, white, and grey gold, Spectrum items subtly remodel from one colour into one other. The time- consuming and painstaking course of means solely a handful of items are made, together with these Spectrum opal earrings, that are a specific standout favourite of mine.

“Our signature Spectrum items are handmade utilizing recycled gold and stones sourced from respected suppliers,” provides Jones. “Every stone is rigorously chosen and set by hand to finish this pair of earrings.”

Lower than two weeks into 2023, and it definitely didn’t take lengthy for opal to make an look on a weekly Britt’s Choose. However this time, it isn’t simply the opal that has the ability to transfix—its setting affords the right match for its majesty.

High: Spectrum earrings in 18k gold with Australian opals, $3,280; Rachel Jones Jewellery

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