Ethiopian Opals Make it to Hollywood in Sandler Film, “Uncut gems”
Opals make it to Hollywood in the latest Adam Sandler film. Learn about the Ethiopian Opal in “Uncut Gems,” and the gemology behind this phenomenal gemstone.
Gemstones and Coronavirus: Is Hand Sanitizer Bad For Opal?
Are you worried about wearing your opals right now? We’re discussing gemstones and Coronavirus, and whether or not hand sanitizer is bad for opal jewelry.
Indonesian Opal - A Field Report By Paul Sedawie
I visited a new opal mine in Banten which is out from Jakarta, Indonesia. Opal was discovered here in 1995 and there have been various levels of production since then.
- Paul Sedawie
- 29th Feb 2020
July 2018 - Australian Opal Show Circuit Review
The Australian Opal circuit shows have now finished with mixed results, with high demand for rough opal more so than cut stones.
Man-Made Synthetic Opal Rings
We’ve just discovered that most of the Opal Rings for sale online are in fact Man-Made Synthetic Opal Rings and we’re mad! Why bother when you can buy a natural Opal ring for the same price.
- Admin Iris
- 12th Jan 2020
Mintabie Town To Close
With recent new of the Mintabie Township to close, the end of Opal exploration in the area has come to an end. Read why the town is closing and what it means for the Australian Opal community.
Naturally Occurring Boulder Opals At Auction Prices
Boulder Opal are naturally occurring gemstone sthat are mainly found in Queensland, Australia. Learn how to buy these precious gems at auction prices.