10 pieces Opalite droptjes facet
  • ca. 14x9mm
€4,45Incl. tax €3,68Excl. tax
Opalite beads around 16 mm
  • Streng ca. 37cm
€8,58Incl. tax €7,09Excl. tax
Opalite beads approx 14mm
  • Streng ca. 39cm
€6,95Incl. tax €5,74Excl. tax
Opalite beads around 10mm
  • Streng ca. 39cm
€3,50Incl. tax €2,89Excl. tax
Opalite beads around 20 mm
  • Streng ca. 37cm
€10,95Incl. tax €9,05Excl. tax
Opalite beads faceted round about 6mm
  • Streng ca. 38cm
€4,25Incl. tax €3,51Excl. tax
Opalite beaded facet around 10 mm
  • Streng ca. 37cm
  • Man made
€4,25Incl. tax €3,51Excl. tax
Opaliet kralen facet rond ca. 12mm
  • Streng ca. 38cm
  • Man made
€5,20Incl. tax €4,30Excl. tax
Opalite beads around 18 mm
  • Streng ca. 38cm
€9,95Incl. tax €8,22Excl. tax

About Opalite beads


Opalite is probably derived from Opaline. This is a special and decorative way of glass making in France between 19th century. The popularity of the Opaliet beads reached its peak during the reign of Napoleon III in the years 1850-1860.

The glass is opaque or slightly translucent, can be white or have brightly colored shades of green, blue, pink, black, lavender or yellow. The glass has called a high lead content that "demi-crystalline or semi-crystalline (semi-crystalline). The primary impact of this kind of glass is from the 16th-century Venetian glass milk and the English white glass which was produced in the 18th century Bristol. Because of its beauty is Opaliet so probably here derived and is used today in jewelry that would give a magical, mysterious 'glow'.

Because it is not being mined, there is no operation to be attributed nor is there any reference to a known constellation.