Simple, delicate 14k gold chain with an elegant rainbow-hued opal set in 14k gold. Throughout most of history, the opal has been regarded as the luckiest and most magical of all the gems because it embodies all of the colors in the visible spectrum. In ancient Rome, the gem symbolized love and hope. Arabic legends say it falls from the heavens in flashes of lightning. The ancient Greeks believed opals were the tears of Zeus and would impart them with the gift of prophecy and protect them from disease. In Europe, the monarchs wore opals in crowns and necklaces as symbols of hope, purity, and truth.