Opal is type of hydrated amorphous form of silica. The internal structure of opal can diffract light and it is prized by their ability to reflect. Opal comes in variety color and patterns and each opal is unique to one another. Opal is used throughout the history as a gemstone, meaning that it is used as a decoration piece in rings, necklace, earrings, and any other kind of jewelry. The wide range of variety, styles, and price makes opal a common gemstone. The use of opal rings in wedding rings is rising these days because the rising price of the usual stones such as diamonds, sapphire, and emerald. Opal comes as a replacement that has more character and individualism than regular diamonds.
The beauty of opal lies on how it can reflects light in various colors. This effect is produced by the irregularity of the inside of an opal. With more modern technique of polishing, the reflecting effect of the opal can be maximized and it can be shaped to whatever you want, but most people that collect opal collect them in the form of cabochon or opal rings.
Opal rings have become a choice for people who want to be different than the other. Opal has more personality and it is unique to one another.