Looking for a Unique an Interesting Engagement ring that is different from what everyone else is wearing ? Black opals, Argyle Pink Diamonds are rare and beautiful Gemstones only mined Australia which make great engagement rings Did you know some of the world's most rare interesting Gemstones are mined in Australia only? Consider the Black Opal. Black Opals are one of the most unique and beautiful gemstones in the world. Diamonds have been considered the standard wedding engagement ring for years. This was not always the case. There was a time prior to the Diamond monopoly that Topaz, Opals and other Gemstones were more in vogue then Diamonds. We all know the fashion Industry is cyclical, however so is the jewelry Industry.
I'm a young man, and recently proposed to my Girlfriend. I presented her with a black opal engagement ring. I hadn't heard of black opals prior to my visit to Australia. A friend of mine had proposed to his wife with an opal ring as well and when I saw it I was blown away.
(If you're reading this and wonder what does a black opal engagement ring looks like? See the link at bottom of page) My girlfriend loved it. Countless times we had gone out with other engaged women who threw their hands in a circle and compared their diamond rings with each other. Countless times I heard her say " They all look the same". Black opals make for amazing and rare engagement rings. They come in many different Colors and shapes.
They can be complimented nicely with Diamonds as well. Make sure you go to someone reputable who is experienced and comfortable working with Opals. Once an Opal is set you don't want to have to reheat the ring as Opals are a softer stone than diamonds.
You may read that Bezel setting are better than claw settings, however its best to speak with a reputable jeweler who can explain to you the differences and how to best set opals. If you want to surprise your partner with something really special, you will be amazed at the beauty of the Opal and the other unique Gemstones from Australia. Want to go over the top with uniqueness? Argyle Pink diamonds mined in Western Australia Also make unique and rare engagement rings.
Combine both Opals Pink Diamonds and you may have yourself a happy wife, which make for a happy life, the secret of all good marriages. Australia is home to some of the worlds most rare and interesting Gemstones. Treat yourself to something unique and rare without sacrificing quality. Australian Gemstones are available all around the world, however only some are found in Australia.
Hayden Branston is the owner of Gemstones Down Under http://www.gemstonesdownunder.com The BEST place to find Opals, Pink diamonds and other Rare unique Gemstones