Often new gemstone finds gain public attention through the extensive promotional efforts of mines or jewelry brands, hoping to recoup the enormous advertising expense in gemstone sales. In the case of Ethiopian opal, however, a surge in popularity can be attributed directly to consumers: opal lovers who appreciate these juicy jewels for the ways they are unlike their Australian counterparts.
Ethiopian opals are some of the most translucent ever discovered, perfect for gazing deeply. These jewels also light up with bigger flashes than their Australian sisters, making for a more dramatic appearance. Lightweight and more durable, Ethiopian opals are a joy to wear in jewelry. Inspired by this unique gemstone, Adam is on the hunt for the most enchanting Ethiopian specimens opal to incorporate into his designs.