Hand carved from milky opal a pair of gourds hang from sterling chain, displaying a delicate play of colors. In China the gourd is popular as a charm to ward off evil spirits and disease.
16" [41cm] long.
Some superstitions hold that opals, when worn, will lead the wearer to true love. The stone itself is thought to represent happiness, confidence and loyalty. Throughout history, opals have been associated with luck and were believed to bring success and happiness when worn.