This “Equestrian Opal” Necklace is made from a colorful African Opal Gemstone. There are many varieties of African Opal and most reflect light with a play of color. The name comes from the Latin word (opalus) meaning “seeing jewel”. Most opals are 60 million years old and date back to the dinosaurs. In ancient times, it was accepted as a symbol of faithfulness and confidence. Swarovski crystals add an exciting glitter and a luxury quality. They are precisely cut crystals, which are related to luxury products. Daniel Swarovski, a glass cutter, established a crystal cutting factory in Austria using hydroelectricity in 1895. There are several golden which bring a flash of light to this necklace. This necklace is completed with Brass Fittings. The Horse represents freedom, stamina, mobility, the land, travel, power, freedom, grace, and nobility in Native American legends and lore.