The name given to opal gemstones that have a dominant red play of color is Red Opal, which can be transparent to opaque. Beautiful Australian red opal is quite rare and much sought after for setting into opal jewelry such as rings, earrings and pendants. Red opal gemstones are found in all the major Australian mining areas.
The color Red is commonly known as the 'color of the heart', and also for its association with love, passion and seduction. A great choice when looking for a gift for a loved one you would like to charm. Red opal gemstones look simply stunning when set as jewelry.