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All About Birthstones: Opal

Opal, one of October’s birthstones, is known for its amazing “play of color.” Brecken Farnsworth, CG, and Jonathan Farnsworth, CG, of Parlé share some facts about opal, its history, origins, and how stunning it looks set in a special piece of jewelry.
Parlé Jewelry Designs originated as Idaho Opal and Gem Corp, founded in May of 1973, mining Idaho Opal, fashioning it into gemstones, and setting it into simple jewelry.
Flash forward to the present and Parlé Jewelry Designs, incorporated in 1991, occupies a 17,000 square foot building with a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. Today, they source, design, and manufacture fine color gemstone jewelry.
To learn more about Parle’ visit their website at

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