Opal Engagement Rings

For a special engagement, choose the unique look of an opal engagement ring. This captivating gemstone showcases stunning irridescent beauty set in timeless metals. Whether you choose an opal solitaire or a ring that includes a halo of diamonds, opal engagement rings are sure to stand out. It’s important to note that opals aren’t suitable for daily wear, because they’re fairly soft and sensitive to water.


6 Opal Engagement Rings

FAQs about Opal Engagement Rings

This type of engagement ring features an opal as the centre stone instead of a traditional diamond.

The opal symbolizes faithfulness, making it a great option for engagement rings. This gemstone’s unique paly-of-colour can also represent the beauty of your relationship with your partner, showcasing different aspects that all work together in one beautiful union.

The versatile white tone of an opal makes it a beautiful choice with an array of different metals. Keep the look bright and crisp with a white gold or platinum setting.

Opals aren't the only gemstones featured in engagement rings. Sapphires, morganite, topaz, and rubies are just a few of the many gemstone options.

Metal type, ring complexity and additional gemstones will all influence the cost of opal engagement rings. Our opal wedding rings and engagement pieces start at several hundred dollars and go up into the thousands.

This October birthstone is often believed to represent the qualities of all other gemstones, due to its play-of-colour that incorporates many different hues and textures. As an engagement ring gemstone, opal often represents the unique relationship between two people and their everlasting connection.

This gemstone is on the softer side, it’s a 6.5 on the Mohs scale. For comparison, diamonds are a perfect 10. This means that opals are susceptible to scratching, chipping or cracking if they are not properly cared for. One of the most popular choices for protecting this gem is to combine it with other gemstones, creating a stronger and more visually complex piece. For example, an opal and diamond engagement ring offers opal’s iconic beauty with additional diamonds to offer a halo of protection (and sparkle!) around this gem.

Considering an opal wedding ring set or engagement ring? This soft gemstone offers unparalleled beauty but it also requires a little extra care. Opal is not recommended for daily wear, especially if the wearer often works with their hands. Many people choose opal rings to wear on special occasions. There are also many opal wearers who attest to the staying power of these rings and choose to wear their opal wedding rings daily. Proper care is the best way to keep this gemstone in shining shape.

As with all engagement rings, opal rings should be kept away from harsh chemicals. Avoid leaving opals submerged in water or knocking them into things. Harsh blows, unprotected temperature changes and contact with rough surfaces can damage opals. It's best to be delicate with opal wedding rings and engagement pieces to prevent damage. Do not wear the rings in the shower, while swimming or to sleep and make sure to store them in a dedicated jewellery box.

When properly cared for, engagement rings with opals can become heirloom pieces for future generations to cherish.

Top Opal Engagement Ring Reviews

Opal Engagement Ring Review

Happy Wife Happy Life

My wife and I have been married for three years; She's always wanted an opal diamond ring but we love to travel so that always takes precedence. Our anniversary was a perfect excuse and opportunity to surprise her. She absolutely loved it; couldn't take her eyes off of it as a matter of fact. She receives compliments daily and loves to share them with me at the end of the workday. Thanks so much for helping me to put that sparkle back in her eye; And when she smiles it completely melts me.... 😊
Ricardo S. - Verified Buyer
Average Customer Rating $5 out of 5 stars

Opal and Diamond Halo Ring

18k White Gold (10x8mm)

NZ$ 2,900.00

Opal Engagement Ring Review

Opal ring

I absolutely love this ring. It was above my expectations. It’s so gorgeous and fits perfectly! Looks like a one of a kind vintage. I just love it.
Mary D. - Verified Buyer
Average Customer Rating $5 out of 5 stars

Oval Opal and Swiss Blue Topaz Halo Ring

14k Rose Gold

NZ$ 1,975.00

Opal Engagement Ring Review

Beauty in the eye of the beholder

I bought this ring as a gift for my goddaughter and placed my order in a few minutes with the help of Blue Nile customer service, The ring is a true charm and wonderful gift it’s overall appearance was exactly what I expected when I made the purchase and above what my goddaughter and her godmother expectations were when she opened her gift.
Victor S. - Verified Buyer
Average Customer Rating $5 out of 5 stars

Oval Swiss Blue Topaz and Opal Ring

14k Yellow Gold

NZ$ 1,260.00


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