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Ethiopian Opals Make it to Hollywood in Sandler Film, “Uncut gems”

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.
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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Gemstones and Coronavirus: Is Hand Sanitizer Bad For Opal?

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.
  • 14th Mar 2021
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Indonesian Opal - A Field Report By Paul Sedawie

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
  • 25th May 2021
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July 2018 - Australian Opal Show Circuit Review

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.
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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Man-Made Synthetic Opal Rings

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
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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Mintabie Town To Close

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.
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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Naturally Occurring Boulder Opals At Auction Prices

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.
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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Opal Auctions Bans All Synthetic Opals 2012

Opal Auctions Bans All Synthetic Opals 2012

Opal Auctions Bans All Synthetic Opals 2012
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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Opal Industry Report August 2015

Opal Industry Report August 2015

2015 has been a very interesting year for the opal industry. Click to read out Opal Industry Report August 2015 to get a feel for what is happening.
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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Opal Popularity Worldwide in 2017

Opal Popularity Worldwide in 2017

We explore the trend in Opal sales from around the world using our internal data. Find out what is selling and what Opals are growing in popularity
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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Opal Prices Set To Increase May 2013

Opal Prices Set To Increase May 2013

Opal Prices Set To Increase May 2013
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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Opal Shows and Gem Festivals in Australia 2012

Opal Shows and Gem Festivals in Australia 2012

Opal Shows and Gem Festivals in Australia 2012
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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Opal Trends - What Opals Are Popular Right Now

Opal Trends - What Opals Are Popular Right Now

A monthly breakdown of the best opal trends and sales on Opal Auctions. A must read for all industry buyers and sellers for the best choice of investment opals.
  • Wayne Sedawie
  • 15th Sep 2021
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Opalauctions Celebrates 10 Years Online

Opalauctions Celebrates 10 Years Online

Opalauctions Celebrates 10 Years Online
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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Opals at Tucson 2014 including New Opals from Kalgoorlie West Australia

Opals at Tucson 2014 including New Opals from Kalgoorlie West Australia

Opals at Tucson 2014 including New Opals from Kalgoorlie West Australia
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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Opals Featured In Outback Opal Hunters TV Series

Opals Featured In Outback Opal Hunters TV Series

Explore some of the most fascinating opals featured in Outback Opal Hunters, a Discovery TV docuseries that highlights the opal mining process in the rural Outback.
  • Admin Iris
  • 19th Jun 2021
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Outback Opal Hunters TV Series

Outback Opal Hunters TV Series

Filming is now taking place in the sunburnt deserts of Australia for a new Discovery TV series called Outback Opal Hunters. Some of our sellers might make an apperance
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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Rarities Auction - Fine Hand Picked Opals For Auction

Rarities Auction - Fine Hand Picked Opals For Auction

Rarities Auction is a special auction dedicated to fine and hand selected Opals from Opal Auctions. Harlequin pattern Opals, famed Red on Black Opals and rare Ethiopian Opal will all feature.
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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Top Quality Opal Pendants, Rock Bottom Prices

Top Quality Opal Pendants, Rock Bottom Prices

Top quality opal pendants at rock bottom prices can be found on Opal Auctions. With Pendants direct from the jewelrs we can offer them direct to you at the lowest possible price.
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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Update On Opal Mining in Ethiopia

Update On Opal Mining in Ethiopia

Update On Opal Mining in Ethiopia
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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Visit Tucson Gem Show Circuit Now Before It's Too Late

Visit Tucson Gem Show Circuit Now Before It's Too Late

Tucson Gem Show Circuit draws many gemstone enthusiasts worldwide, but are online sales changing the game and could it put an end to this iconic event?
  • Wayne Sedawie
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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What Is Opal Makeup? Shimmer, Sparkle, And Shine In These Opal-Themed Products!

What Is Opal Makeup? Shimmer, Sparkle, And Shine In These Opal-Themed Products!

Opals are a colorful gemstone, which makes them the perfect inspiration for makeup! Learn all about black opal makeup and how brands incorporate opal colors into their products!
  • 22nd Feb 2021
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