In the dazzling world of jewelry, opal is considered “the queen of gems” because it can flash patterns of color representing every hue of the rainbow. Our London silversmith Leon Nussbaum created sterling silver pieces that are inlaid with matrix of Mexican fire opal. Each piece will appear to flicker and change with every movement of the wearer. His sterling silver treasures evoke the themes of bygone times. Using semi-precious stones and rich enamels, Leon creates vibrant and dazzling designs that recall the Art Deco and Art Nouveau eras.

Historically, the Aztec Indians of Mexico were among the first to know of this fiery gem. Eventually there came a time when knowledge spread about this gemstone, and was passed down throughout generations in Mexico, in true Uno Alla Volta fashion.

Browse Leon Nussbaum’s entire collection of Mexican fire opal jewelry here.

Dazzling Mexican Fire Opal Hoop Earrings


Leon Nussbaum’s Mexican Fire Opal Leaf Necklace


Leon Nussbaum’s Mexican Fire Opal Leaf Brooch


Dazzling Mexican Fire Opal Crystal Half-Hoop Earrings


Dazzling Mexican Fire Opal Multi-Circle Earrings


Dazzling Mexican Fire Opal Square Stud Earrings


Leon Nussbaum’s Mexican Fire Opal Owl Brooch


Leon Nussbaum’s Mexican Fire Opal & Sterling Silver Leaf Earrings



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