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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.
  • 22nd Oct 2017
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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
  • 22nd Oct 2017
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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
  • 31st Oct 2017
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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.
  • 13th Nov 2017
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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.
  • 22nd Oct 2017
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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.
  • 15th Nov 2017
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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.
  • 22nd Oct 2017
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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 Oct 2017
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Opal Books Worth Reading

Opal Books Worth Reading

Opal Books Worth Reading
  • 22nd Oct 2017
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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.
  • 22nd Oct 2017
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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.
  • 22nd Oct 2017
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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
  • 22nd Oct 2017
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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.
  • 22nd Oct 2017
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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.
  • 22nd Oct 2017
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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.
  • 22nd Oct 2017
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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.
  • 22nd Oct 2017
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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.
  • 22nd Oct 2017
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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 Oct 2017
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