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10 Awesome Facts About Opals

10 Awesome Facts About Opals

We love Octobers birthstone Opal. Here are 10 awesome facts about Opals you might not know about.
  • 15th Mar 2016
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Australian Dinosaurs Opalised Bones.

Australian Dinosaurs Opalised Bones.

It is extremely rare and fortunate to find a dinosaur bones or fossils but it is also extremely rare to have opalization form on the fossil so today only collectors or museums have these incredible specimens
  • 5th Jan 2016
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Famous Opals in Australian Opal Mining History

Famous Opals in Australian Opal Mining History

Ths is a list of famous opals including Olympic Australis, Aurora Australis and The Pride Of Australia. Click to learn more about these amazing opals.
  • 9th Nov 2016
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Item Watch - A Useful Tool For Valuing Opals

Item Watch - A Useful Tool For Valuing Opals

Figuring out the value of an opal can be a complex and daunting task. Thanks to our item watch tool you can easily track and understand the value of opals.
  • 16th Nov 2015
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Mysterious Beautiful Opals

Mysterious Beautiful Opals

Mysterious Beautiful Opals from all over the world. From Mexican, Australian and even Ethiopian opals they have their own mysterious properties.
  • 29th Aug 2016
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Opal Belemnite - Ancient Sea Creatures Turn Into Gemstones

Opal Belemnite - Ancient Sea Creatures Turn Into Gemstones

Every serious opal enthusiast wants to have an opalized belemnite fossil in their opal collection. Belemnites are ancient Cephalopods from around 100 million years ago.
  • 22nd May 2016
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Opal Books Worth Reading

Opal Books Worth Reading

Opal Books Worth Reading
  • 11th Oct 2016
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Opal Found On Mars

Opal Found On Mars

First NASA discovered Opal on Mars and now they have confirmed there is evidence of flowing water on the planet. Find out how the two are related.
  • 28th Sep 2015
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Opal Myths

Opal Myths

Opal Myths
  • 12th Jun 2016
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The Dangers Of Cutting Opal - Hobby Opal Cutters Must Read Before Cutting Opals

The Dangers Of Cutting Opal - Hobby Opal Cutters Must Read Before Cutting Opals

Opal Cutting Can Be Fun But The Dangers Of Cutting Opal Should Be Understood. Hobby Opal Cutters Must Read Before Cutting Opals
  • 2nd Dec 2015
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Thought You Couldn’t Afford A Black Opal?

Thought You Couldn’t Afford A Black Opal?

Thought You Couldn’t Afford A Black Opal? Well we are here to tell you that there is a black Opal within everyone's budget.
  • 2nd Dec 2015
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What is Porcelain white caps or bars in opals?

What is Porcelain white caps or bars in opals?

What is Porcelain white caps or bars in opals? Let us explain what these strange formations are and how hard they are to cut.
  • 11th Nov 2015
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What is Potch and What Colors Is It?

What is Potch and What Colors Is It?

Opal Potch is the Opal that does not show any play of color. it can be white, black or grey in color. Read more about this material and what it is used for.
  • 17th Apr 2016
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What Is The Difference With Crazing to Crack In An Opal?

What Is The Difference With Crazing to Crack In An Opal?

Opals that looked cracked may just be crazed. We will discuss the difference between the two and explain how a crazed Opal can be fixed.
  • 7th Mar 2016
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World's First One Off Kashmir Black Opal Carpet

World's First One Off Kashmir Black Opal Carpet

World's First One Off Kashmir Black Opal Carpet
  • 29th Sep 2015
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