fire opal

noun

Examples of fire opal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The reason for our trip was to go to a fire opal mine. Marla Jo Fisher, Orange County Register, 31 Jan. 2024 According to Vogue, Lourd also honored Fisher by wearing something old, her engagement ring — which contains a diamond from her mother’s engagement ring; something borrowed, a different ring Fisher gave to a friend; and something blue, Fisher’s favorite fire opal ring. Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times, 16 Mar. 2022 There will be glitter, too, with a Mexican fire opal and a 240-piece diamond butterfly. Andrew Moseman, Discover Magazine, 28 Dec. 2010 The Rapper ring is set with a 15.4-carat Mexican fire opal, highlighted by 270 brown diamonds and set in 18-karat rose gold. Carol Besler, Robb Report, 27 Oct. 2022 Ten Thousand Things’ fire opal necklace is imbued with the textural feeling of mesh. Beth Bernstein, Forbes, 11 July 2022 Irene Neuwirth 18-karat rose gold, fire opal and pink tourmaline tropical flower studs; mom of three Zoe Saldaña rocks the jeweler on the red carpet; $4,180, ireneneuwirth.com. Carol McColgin, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1811, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fire opal was in 1811

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“Fire opal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fire%20opal. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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