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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.
  • Admin Iris
  • 22nd Apr 2020
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Are Opals Bad Luck

Are Opals Bad Luck

Some people believe that Opal are bad luck. This myth came about because of a book that made it look like people died when wearing an Opal. Opals are no bad luck
  • 12th Jan 2020
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Are Opals Precious or Semiprecious Gemstones?

Are Opals Precious or Semiprecious Gemstones?

Are opals precious or semiprecious gemstones? Truth is, mining the details of this puzzling question isn’t black and white. Learn the qualities that classify gemstones and which category opals fall under.
  • 8th Apr 2020
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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
  • Wayne Sedawie
  • 12th Jan 2020
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Black Opal Drink Cocktail Recipe - Play Of Color In A Cup!

Black Opal Drink Cocktail Recipe - Play Of Color In A Cup!

Looking for a unique libation to make? Look no further than the Black Opal Drink Cocktail recipe! We’re sharing all about this vibrant beverage and how to make it!
  • 7th Sep 2020
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Black Opal VS Boulder Opal

Black Opal VS Boulder Opal

Opals are rare and breathtakingly beautiful. That explains why these are considered highly valuable gems. When it comes to determining the value of an opal, there are various factors to consider such as the type of opal, size & pattern, body tone, col
  • 12th Jan 2020
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Can You Resize an Opal Ring?

Can You Resize an Opal Ring?

Is resizing an opal ring possible? The answer is yes however, there are essential things to be considered when resizing so you need to be guided accordingly.
  • 12th Jan 2020
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Did De Beers Create the Story of Opals Being Bad Luck?

Did De Beers Create the Story of Opals Being Bad Luck?

Are opals bad luck? Who created the rumor? The story is stranger than fiction, but part of opal history. Find out if De Beers created the story of opals being bad luck.
  • 29th Apr 2020
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Ethiopian Opal vs White Opal - Differences Beyond Color

Ethiopian Opal vs White Opal - Differences Beyond Color

In this article, we’re analyzing key differences between Ethiopian opal vs white opal -- body tone, play of color, rarity and origin. Learn all about the differences of each one!
  • 28th May 2020
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Ethiopian Opal Vs. Australian Opal - Which is Right For You?

Ethiopian Opal Vs. Australian Opal - Which is Right For You?

As you shop for opals online, you’ll encounter two popular types. In this article, we’re comparing Ethiopian opal vs. Australian opal. Find out which one is right for you!
  • 13th May 2020
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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.
  • 12th Jan 2020
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How Long is The Australian Opal Season?

How Long is The Australian Opal Season?

Where are opals mined in Australia and how long is the Australian opal season? Learn all about Australian opal mining in this informative guide!
  • 29th Jan 2020
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How Rare is Opal Compared to Diamonds?

How Rare is Opal Compared to Diamonds?

Have you ever wondered how rare is opal compared to diamonds? It’s no secret that diamonds are popular, but are they as rare as opals? Learn all about opal vs. diamond rarity!
  • 23rd May 2020
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How to Take Care of an Opal Engagement Ring

How to Take Care of an Opal Engagement Ring

How to Take Care of an Opal Engagement Ring
  • 14th Oct 2020
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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.
  • 18th Apr 2020
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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.
  • 12th Jan 2020
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Olympic Australis – The World’s Most Famous Opal

Olympic Australis – The World’s Most Famous Opal

The Olympic Australis is the most expensive Opal ever found. Find out where it was found, how it was purchased and where it is located today.
  • 28th Apr 2020
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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.
  • 18th Apr 2020
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Opal Books Worth Reading

Opal Books Worth Reading

Opal Books Worth Reading
  • 12th Jan 2020
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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.
  • 12th Jan 2020
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Opal Myths

Opal Myths

There so many Opal myths that can told like Opals are Bad Luck, Opals need to live in water. Most of these are untrue.
  • 12th Jan 2020
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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
  • 14th Oct 2020
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The Virgin Rainbow - World's Most Expensive Opal

The Virgin Rainbow - World's Most Expensive Opal

The Virgin Rainbow is the world's most expensive Opal. It is estimated to be worth $1 Million and is now located in the museum of Adelaide.
  • 28th Apr 2020
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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.
  • 14th Oct 2020
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What Is An Opal Promise Ring?

What Is An Opal Promise Ring?

An Opal promise ring is a unique and individual ring that is given to someone as a symbol of a promise that is made. Learn more about these rings and check out our collection of beautiful Opal promise rings.
  • Admin Iris
  • 12th Jan 2020
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What is Dragon’s Breath Opal?

What is Dragon’s Breath Opal?

Our first order of business is to clarify that Dragon’s Breath Opal is not opal. While it does have an opalescent sheen that might trick you into believing it’s the elusive opal, it is actually made entirely of Czechoslovakian glass.
  • 12th Jan 2020
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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.
  • 24th Sep 2020
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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.
  • 12th Jan 2020
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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.
  • 13th Apr 2020
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What Is The Meaning Of Down Under

What Is The Meaning Of Down Under

What is the meaning of Down Under? Learn about the history of the phrase, what it means, and how it became a reference for the country and continent of Australia.
  • 15th Sep 2020
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Where to Buy Rough Australian Opal

Where to Buy Rough Australian Opal

Scouring the web for where to buy rough Australian opal? Here’s everything you need to know about rough opal and how to buy it online!
  • 22nd Apr 2020
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Why Are Ethiopian Opals Cheaper? The Truth About This Striking Gem

Why Are Ethiopian Opals Cheaper? The Truth About This Striking Gem

When shopping for opals, you might wonder why are Ethiopian opals cheaper? These high-quality gems are a fraction of the cost of other varieties, find out why!
  • 15th May 2020
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Why Is Opal Rough Always Shown Wet

Why Is Opal Rough Always Shown Wet

Have you ever noticed that all of the rough opal shown on Opal Auctions is wet? Have you ever wondered why? Some people believe it is deceitful or that the water is used to enhance the color of the Opal. We are here to assure you that it’s not.
  • 12th Apr 2020
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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
  • 10th Oct 2020
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