Last week, we introduced a brief history of opals to celebrate the start of October, the month for opal birthstones. Now, for anyone that's been coveting the pretty jewel but not quite sure where to begin, we've created this comprehensive guide, featuring opals for every price point.
Under $100 ---
La Kaiser Opal & Diamond Doublet Studs, $75.00
A balance between opals and diamonds, this delicate ring is the best of both worlds.
Lust & Luster Opal Promise Ring, $48.00
Don't be fooled by its size, this tiny ring catches the light at any time of day, allowing the stone to reflect big, bold color.
Leah Alexandra Opal & Moonstone Ring, $98.00
This ring is perfect for accentuating your darker side, balancing a mystical moonstone with the more ethereal qualities of opals.
Stella & Bow Curacao Ring, $75.00
The adjustable band on this ring makes it one of our favorite pieces for versatility.
La Kaiser Opal & Diamond Droplet Ring, $82.00
Designed in collaboration with Cindy Kaiser of La Kaiser Jewelry and Alyssa Coscarelli of Refinery29, this ring is the epitome of femininity.
$100 - $250 ---
La Kaiser Wishbone Necklace with Opal & Diamond, $115.00
Keep your wishes close to your heart with this pretty and practical necklace.
Amarilo Jewelry Opal Faye Ring, $114.00
Minimalism gets an upgrade with this simple but uniquely-shaped teardrop ring.
Sofia Zakia Orbitus Ring in Sterling Silver, $152.00
We're obsessed with the way asymmetry in this ring creates subtle movement, the perfect accessory for any girl on the go.
Carrie Elizabeth Jewelry Opal & Diamond Triple Stone Stacking Ring, $156.00
This ring packs a whole lot of luxury into an affordable price tag.
Sofia Zakia Pluto & Charon Open Cuff Bracelet in Sterling Silver, $247.00
Inspired by the love story between Pluto and its moon, this simple design is the epitome of relationship goals.
Communion by Joy Journey Ring in Rose Gold, $650.00
Featuring an opal and a diamond set within a textured band, this ring is the perfect partner-in-crime for your next adventure.
La Kaiser Opal & Diamond Marquise Ring, $280.00
A ring so timeless it'll last a lifetime, we love the effortless charm of this design.
Sofia Zakia Orbitus Necklace in 14K Yellow Gold, $545.00
An extension of the Orbitus Ring, this necklace is the ultimate conversation starter.
La Kaiser Opal, Diamond & Pearl Sundae Ring, $450.00
Mimicking vintage without the endless hunt, this piece makes for the perfect heirloom.
Studio Grun Opal Trian Ring, $275.00
Adorned with a medley of opals, this ring brings three times the beauty to your jewelry collection.