AAA Opal Yellow Gold Stud Earrings are an elegant pair of featuring round 5mm Australian Opal cabochons filled with vibrant speckled fire. These opals are a the highest grade presenting colors of green, red, and blue. The gemstones are held in a 4 prong 14K Yellow Gold setting with a post and friction back. Opals are prized for their multi-colored flashes of fire and they are the traditional birthstone of October. Folklore from a 19th century novel states that unless your birthday is in October, wearing opals were bad luck. This obviously, was just a story and opals are worn by many with all birth dates and at all times of the year. According to ancient Greek and Roman culture, opals were the god of gemstones for their ability to often display all colors imaginable.