Material: Gold Plated Silver 925K We included opal inlay in many of our Historical Designs inspired jewelry collection. The color of the opal jewelry changes depending on the angle of its light reflection. Lotus A symbol of Upper Egypt. This flower, along with the papyrus flower, was shown throughout Egypt in tombs and temples to symbolize the union of Upper and Lower Egypt. The lotus is a symbol of the sun, of creation and rebirth because at night the flower closes and sinks underwater, at dawn it rises and opens again.