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.
Origin: earth- mined, solid Ethiopian fire opal;
Weight: 1.5-2.2 Ct - varies from stone to stone;
Sizes: 10x8mm or 11x9mm - faceted and cabochon (rounded top- find a separate listing) oval cut
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
Metal: 925 solid sterling silver / 14k rose or yellow gold filled/plated over silver finish;
Setting Type: 4 prong with a bail attached or free moving
Chain Length adjustment: extension chain is attached to each chain usually with a small opal bead at the end that matches the center stone
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.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
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.
- If you are dissatisfied with your item due to my negligence, forgetfulness, oversight or confusion I GUARANTEE YOUR MONEY BACK IN CASE I MADE A MISTAKE WITH YOUR ORDER. Just let me know what happened, make sure the item is UNWORN, in its original condition, WITH A SIGNATURE TAG STILL ATTACHED and provide photos or description of the problem, and I WILL REIMBURSE YOU OR WILL PROVIDE A FREE EXCHANGE or REPAIR.
For gold jewelry I can only provide a sufficient repair to correct the issue. Gold jewelry is not refundable unless the item is significantly damaged and it is my direct fault.
Earrings and custom orders are non refundable. Earrings fall under the category of personal items and can't be returned for hygienic reasons.
Unfortunately due to the fact that each item is made to order I cannot accept returns caused by subjective reasons (buyer's remorse) such as changing one's mind, finding a better price elsewhere, returning an unwanted gift (someone buys more than one gift, so the recipient can choose their favorite and later return the rest)etc.,
Only when there is straightforward evidence of my fault in causing a problem, I will issue a FULL refund or provide an exchange (photo evidence is required as proof)
If a problem arises I always help my customers and deal with every situation on individual basis. Please contact me if something is wrong with your order.
MANDATORY 35% RESTOCKING FEE APPLIES TO ALL SUBJECTIVE RETURNS APPROVED FOR ANY REASON.
I set the MAXIMUM processing time of 3-4 weeks but the exact time required to fulfill an order varies greatly depending on a combination of multiple factors both objective and personal.
▪️Processing time is different from the delivery time, which is specified for every shipping method. Upgrading your shipping method to Express does not change the processing time, so if you need your order ASAP, you will have to contact me with a request to expedite your order and make sure that I have received your request and confirmed that I will be able to make your order by the required deadline
▪️I WILL DO MY BEST TO SHIP ALL ORDERS AS SOON AS I CAN, BUT IT IS BUYER’S RESPONSIBILITY TO TIMELY PROVIDE THE NECESSARY INFORMATION REGARDING ANY DEADLINES
-I ship my orders with FREE Priority or Express Mail - depending upon each situation. You can add Express shipping during checkout to make sure you get your item ASAP.
-Every order is fulfilled within the 4 weeks of processing time, but majority of orders are shipped within one week. I also ship NEXT DAY ORDERS - I am very flexible when it comes to processing time.
- Etsy estimates delivery date incorrectly in their tracking info email notification which they send to all customers. I make no commitment to fulfill those unrealistic expectations;
-USPS are plagued with problems this year, so delays are virtually guaranteed, and I am asking you to be understanding that it is rarely me, who is holding up your order.
I DO NOT REPLY EVERY 24 HOURS!
This information is not provided by me or given with my permission. I work only part time.
There are certain limitations that prevent me from working every day as I would like to. I have been suffering from chronic fatigue, which “steals” a lot of my time by making me unable to function and slows me down at every turn, so I am unable to respond to you right away. Whenever I get totally burnt out, I have to take a day off or two to recover and rest. I am the only person who runs every single aspect of this business w/o prior experience, so I am constantly trying to finish prior tasks and I am afraid that this might be mistaken for sign of horrible customer service...
Opal jewelry is EXTREMELY FRAGILE and cannot come in touch with any liquid including water.
Please make sure you DO NOT EXPOSE YOUR OPAL JEWELRY TO WATER!
- Do not wash hands, take shower, do strenuous activity, run errands, clean the house or exercise with opals still on.
- Take off before bed and clean and buff the metal parts regularly to avoid using chemical cleaners.
- Micro paved Jewelry cannot be placed into an ultrasonic Jewelry cleaner due to the shaking, which might cause the tiny stones to fall out.
-Jewelry damaged due to not following the care instructions IS A FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF THE BUYER AND CANNOT BE RETURNED, EXCHANGED OR REIMBURSED.
-“care tips” card is provided with your order.
▪️Each “made to order” piece of jewelry is made especially for you using materials that cannot be reclaimed or sold right away.
▪️Made to order item should never be treated as other purchases and at the very least the value of time and effort that went into creating a M.T.O piece should always be compensated in a case of a return;
▪️I put a lot of effort into making sure my customers are familiar with care instructions and know what to except from their purchase.
That’s why items that are not meeting expectations or damaged due to not reading care tips are strictly non refundable.
▪️35% mandatory fee is withheld from any amount of refund issued for returning any item that is M.T.O.
- YOUR JEWELRY WILL AND SHOULD LOOK DIFFERENT FROM THE LISTING PHOTOS EVEN IF THE PHOTOS ARE TAKEN OF THE ACTUAL OPAL
- The truth about this gemstone is that its uniqueness, its ever changing play of color, its brilliance, color intensity or fire pattern cannot be captured on a still image. A natural fire opal can look green on one photograph and red on the other with every subtle change in light angle or its intensity.
- There is a SIGNIFICANT amount of attenuation present when you look at an opal under natural daylight compared to its artificially exaggerated brilliance seen under the artificial indoor light;
- it is NORMAL for opals to change their appearance, so please keep this in mind that even the same opal NEVER LOOKS THE SAME!
I use only high quality precious metals and natural gemstones in creating my jewelry. The quality standard for this shop is set to be especially high.
I use my best quality stones for creating items offered at this shop, so each and every item is not only made to order but is typically made with perfect or nearly perfect gemstones, with excellent time consuming level of craftsmanship seen in each unique design.
▪️I do not use stock photos for a reason: I design everything myself, and take my own photos of the items upon completion of the item so you can be sure that the jewelry sold through this store is going to look exactly as pictured with the exception of gemstones, which are all unique and will never look the same.
Feb 25, 2020
Beautifully made, smooth transaction & arrived in time for our wedding anniversary.
Feb 2, 2020
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
Nov 19, 2019
Julia was amazing! She went above and beyond and attempting to match an existing opal ring. She did not disappoint! My new wife had an amazing opal pendant to match her wedding ring and got compliments on both our whole wedding day. I’ll be recommending Julia to anyone looking for an opal or piece of unique jewelry.