Month: October 2014

Opal fever on the Loupe

Oregon crystal opal of 117 carats with botryoidal agate inclusions (private collection)

What would you guess is the most popular gem on The Jewelry Loupe? Diamond, emerald, sapphire? Nope. Opal, according to my blog stats. Could it be I’m stacking the deck? It’s possible. Opal is the birthstone of October babies, which…