This item is ideal as a lapel badge, pendant , it would also add nice chain bale to complete the effect. Opals in either style have their unique problems, They are a stone that are more fragile than many. The triplet is a fine sliver of high coloured opal on a plastic base to adhance the colour and reduce the price considerably. The White opal is how the natural milk or white opal is found. Care is required to look after this stone in any form or setting.