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A rare quality grade natural black fire opal pendant necklace made with solid 925 sterling silver or 14k gold filled over sterling silver finish. The gold filled finish can be either rose or yellow gold and made with tarnish resistant technique.

This kind of opal is quite rare to find especially in larger 10x8mm size, and it is very special for its intense bright red fire (red is the rarest color in natural opal) that’s readily visible under almost any lighting conditions.

The opal’s stunning play of color is visible also thanks to its flawless professionally done cut which emphasizes its beauty and brings more of the vibrant reflections into view when facets are exposed to the precise angle of light.

This is a natural earth mined unaltered genuine black fire opal and its colors are purely the result of organically occurring processes - not manipulation by human hand to enhance the color.
The amount of red fire is really ideal, so it allows other colors to be visible as well ( usually purely red colored opals have only red and green fire on opposite sides) but as a dominant color it adds a stunning degree of vibrancy to the play of color.
With an opal that has so much red it is sometimes possible to confuse it for a garnet from the first look, which happens sometimes.

Also, you might want to consider buying a pair of matching earrings while I have them in stock or maybe even getting a matching ring with a similar unique red colored black fire opal.
The opals in this quality grade are not always readily available, but now I have extra stones because I took a year long break, so you can use this opportunity to get a special set made with matching black opals that truly impress.
I accept very flexible monthly payment plans, so you can just reserve your stones and pay as you go. I like to take my time working on the jewelry anyway, so it will give me a chance to perfect those details which make the pieces with the best craftsmanship I can possibly offer.

The Opal:

Origin: earth- mined, solid Ethiopian fire opal;
Weight: 1.5-2.2 Ct - varies from stone to stone;
Sizes: 10x8mm faceted and 11x9 mm cabochon (rounded top- find a separate listing) oval cut - listed individually for each stone size*
Color: AAAA rare fire with plenty of sought after red and bright mixture of other colors over dark base tone
Quality grade: top rare - excellent colors
Shape: oval faceted ( also available in oval cabochon upon custom request)
Base tone: dark brown/black or blue/green shade with great contrast

Pendant Setting:

Metal: 925 solid sterling silver / 14k rose or yellow gold filled/plated over silver finish;
Solid 14k yellow, rose or white gold with a matching chain in 18” length as a default option;
Setting Type: 4 prong with a bail attached for sterling silver and with a free moving filigree bail for any 14k solid gold color settings.
Solid gold chain has no extension segment with an opal bead at the end.



▪️Average processing time is now 3-7 days, urgent orders requiring less time need to be confirmed. Solid gold settings have to be ordered, and this adds a week to the processing time unless I have them in stock - please ask.
▪️Each item is made only to order - there are no premanufactured pieces, which I can drop in a mailbox the same day -I put as much time, effort and care into creating each made to order piece of jewelry as is necessary to bring it to the achievable perfection
▪️I also accept URGENT ORDERS for certain items that can be made very quickly, but you have to get a confirmation from me to make sure that I am able to fulfill your order by the required deadline.
▪️Your finished jewelry will be securely wrapped with gift packaging provided with every single order, so the item is ready for gift giving
▪️I work entirely alone, so if I am not available for any reason such as health or other obligations, there’s nobody else who can replace me. Please accept my apology for any delay in responding to your messages, and I am extremely grateful for your understanding and your support 🙏🏻❤️


▪️ I use only authentic precious metals such as 10k and 14k gold, 925 sterling silver and genuine ,solid, earth mined, high quality gemstones.
▪️ I VERIFY AUTHENTICITY of all the materials that I use for making my jewelry, and guarantee that all of my products are of the highest quality, ethically and sustainably sourced and are handcrafted with excellent craftsmanship.
▪️ All Kissed By Fire Opals are NATURAL, EARTH MINED, SOLID and come from a network of small business professionals with ethically sound business practices. I NEVER use doublets/triplets opals, artificially enhanced, lab created, or man made opals.
▪️ I offer the highest quality moissanite available on the market today produced according to the latest industry standards that have superior clarity, flawless cut in a wide range of available colors.
▪️I use 925 sterling silver which is 14k gold plated or filled over silver to improve appearance, tarnish resistance and reduce maintenance efforts
▪️ ALL OF MY DESIGNS ARE ORIGINAL WORK and cannot be reproduced without my permission granted only to authorised distributors. I never use stock photos in my product listings, but my photos are routinely being used by others without my consent, so please be aware of fraudulent imitators.
▪️This shop is a single woman owned and run: I am based in the U.S and I create all my jewelry myself with the help of other small family run businesses located in different countries. You can find out more about my business organization here:



▪️Please make sure that you keep your Opal jewelryAWAY FROM ALL LIQUIDS, and wear it with caution when it comes to any activity: natural opal is a fragile gemstone.








▪️Each Opal is very unique and special. Just like you are. That’s why we love them.
But this gemstone has certain features that make it very hard or impossible to objectively represent them via photos and videos with a degree of absolute precision. Please keep this in mind when you are looking through the available items and the listing images. The item you will receive is going to LOOK DIFFERENT from the listing photos and videos, but THIS IS ABSOLUTELY NORMAL and is to be expected from any natural opal due to its very nature and physical properties.



▪️I accept very flexible payment plans with minimum $100 per month payments. Payments are accepted via PayPal or by other methods that are convenient for you. To reserve a specific item you have to make at least the first payment that is not smaller than 20% of the total listing price


▪️Each item I create is always made with care, attention and love. I try to approach my work with a positive mindset of gratitude for this unique opportunity to bring something joyful and beautiful into other people's lives: it is exhilarating to know, that something I made would mean so much for another person who would wear that piece of jewelry as a symbol of a life changing event or as precious memory that they will carry with them through years!
▪️I want you to know how much I appreciate your support of my work: my one-person-run business depends on YOUR REVIEWS TO STAY OPEN: I cannot compete with large companies and shops managed by a team of people. Working alone is extremely difficult, so please take a moment to support my shop by writing a review for your purchase.
▪️Also proceeds from my sales are currently being used for supporting my family members who are struggling to survive in my native country of Ukraine. I am grateful for being able to make a difference. 🇺🇦THANK YOU 🙏🏻


Shipping from United States

Processing time

1-10 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 1 - 3 weeks
  • Europe : 2 - 3 weeks

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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Frequently Asked Questions


The main materials used in my jewelry are Ethiopian Welo opals of high quality grade (usually AAA), which are selected for each stone’s unique brilliance and coloring that correspond to the higher market value and offer an objectively better choice for a buyer compared to many other opal jewelry designers that opt for average quality opals to maintain the lower price advantage. I also use high quality moissanite which is a sustainable alternative to natural diamond and is the future of engagement and wedding jewelry. I am happy to help people discover its potential to satisfy their most intricate of desires when looking for the perfect engagement ring and leave diamonds to be the relic of the old times when cruelty was a social norm.

Quality Assurance and Verification

My shop has been consistently offering high quality handcrafted jewelry that are made with excellent craftsmanship, unique original designs and with ethically and sustainably sourced gemstones.
I VERIFY AUTHENTICITY of all the materials that I use for making my jewelry including testing precious metals to confirm the purity of 14k gold or solid 925 sterling silver. I select the best gemstones for Kissed By Fire jewelry collection always trying to find more unique and rare gems that have striking beauty and are genuine and natural gemstones that have not been enhanced, dyed or otherwise altered from their original state.
All verification, testing and quality grading is done by me using my knowledge of jewelry industry and gemology.

Processing and Shipping

Average processing time is 1-2 weeks. Some exceptions include solid gold items needing to be reordered which adds a week, some unexpected delays with shipping etc.,
Each item is made only to order - there are no premanufactured pieces, which I can drop in a mailbox the same day -I put as much time, effort and care into creating each made to order piece of jewelry as is necessary to bring it to the achievable perfection, which you deserve.
I accept URGENT ORDERS for certain items that can be made very quickly, but you have to get a confirmation from me to make sure that I am able to fulfill your order by the required deadline.
Default shipping method is USPS Priority Mail with an option to upgrade to express.

Natural opal Photo Disclaimer

Any natural opal is constantly changing its play of color and its entire appearance in response to the changes in its environment particularly shifts in the light angle, its intensity and brightness as well as the light source (natural light causes significant attenuation in opal’s color, while artificial light brings out the most of the hidden beauty within an opal). This is a natural property of this gemstone, and it is expected that the same opal will look completely different from the listing images if the surrounding light is different from the exact moment when the original photos were taken. Opal is a true chameleon and its we love it for this particular quality, but it can be misleading to a new opal owner. Please keep this in mind.

General Return Policy


All jewelry items that have a defect, is damaged or is significantly different from the listing description are eligible for a refund/exchange/repair. Please CONTACT ME WITHIN 3 DAYS AFTER DELIVERY to request help with your order, SHIP THE ITEM BACK WITHIN 7 DAYS using a free return label after your return is confirmed.
Make sure that the ID TAG IS ATTACHED to the jewelry and the item is in its ORIGINAL, UNWORN, UNALTERED, UNWASHED condition in order to receive a guaranteed refund. However, there are instances when returns are not accepted due to the subjective nature of the issue that the buyer has with the product they purchased. Please see post below ⬇️

Care Instructions

Natural opal requires extreme caution when using liquids, because it can absorb any liquid substance and it might cause permanent damage to the gemstone.
Keep your opal jewelry in a clean dark space, preferably in an air tight container when you are not wearing it.
Do not wear it to do manual work, play sports, swim, wash hands, exercise vigorously or when sweating. Take it off before showering, sleeping or doing anything strenuous.
Keep your opal jewelry away from sudden changes in temperature or from severe cold or hot weather.
Do not wash, submerge in liquid, clean using liquid jewelry or ultrasonic cleaners.
Most importantly: protect your opals from moisture at any cost, because this is the #1 contributing factor to opal jewelry damag

Ethiopian Opal Coloring

All opals I sell are exclusively Ethiopian Welo opals that are earth-mined, natural, solid and are free of invasive treatments that could significantly alter their appearance or reduce market value. I NEVER use doublets/triplets opals, artificially enhanced, lab created, or man made opals.
However, it is well known that Ethiopian opal does not occur in black variety, so it has to be understood at all times that heat application is needed to change the base tone to the dark black color while leaving the other properties and color appearance of an opal intact and not affected by heat. A heat treated gemstone is still considered NATURAL, and almost all colored gems are heat treated without any effect on their value or popularity.

My shop is a single person run business

Please keep in mind that I run the store on my own and have no other person to replace me with tasks that I am not able to handle at any point when I am working on other aspects of the business.
This creates a delay in replying to your messages, so please be understanding and patient and I will be very grateful for your kindness 🙏🏻
I would like to ask you to please contact me prior to leaving negative review, because I will be able to resolve your issue without the need for damaging my business which is struggling to keep afloat due to the limited time and resources that are at my disposal as a single shop owner.
Thank you for supporting my business and I am deeply grateful to each and every one of you ❤️🙏🏻

What is NOT eligible for a refund:

Any instances of “buyer remorse” when there is nothing is wrong with the item, but a buyer may have changed their mind or when the item does not meet expectations of a buyer despite being made according to the description and having no other reason for return.
Cases when a gift was not favorably received by someone who it was purchased for that has no actual defect or notable differences from the listing description and images.
Items damaged while being in buyer’s possession due to any accident or loss of a gemstone that occurred during regular wear.
When items are damaged due to not following care instructions which are provided with every order in a printed format.
Loss of item or any damage that occurred while in buyer’s possession.

Reviews (6)


It's a pretty necklace, but it looks nothing like I ordered. It doesn't have that fire red look. It has too many colors.

Ordered a black fire opal necklace for my wife for Christmas and she loved it. There was a minor problem but Julie responded immediately and made things right. She is someone who cares deeply about her customers and works hard to make sure they are satisfied. Thanks again Julie.

It's absolutely beautiful. And the handwritten note was a really nice touch

Beautifully made, smooth transaction & arrived in time for our wedding anniversary.

I purchased a top quality black opal necklace from Kissed By Fire Jewelry as a Christmas gift. The item arrived as promised...a VERY nice stone and necklace. Communication was excellent and the package arrived sooner than expected. I am delighted with the purchase and plan to be a repeat customer. ECW from Indiana

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