Black Opal With Chinese Writing
Recently demand has been strong for black and crystal opals that has Chinese characters in the pattern. Watch as we get a Chinese teacher to interprate what some of our Black Opals say.
Can Opal Jewelry get wet? (Care and maintenance facts)
Can Opal Jewelry get wet? Lets take a closer look at what happens when Opal is wet and what to look out for.
Eric the Opalized Pliosaur
First discovered in the year 1987 in a small town in Australia, the skeleton of a pliosaur that is widely known as Eric has the exceptional quality of having become opalized across the millennia.
Fossicking For Opals In Australia
Fossicking For Opals In Australia is a fun and exciting experience. We have some handy tips to help you get started.
Ghost Phantom Opal
Ghost Phantom Opal is very rare and a unique formation that shows a milky ghost inclusion inside the Opal. Click to learn more about this amazing Opal.
Heart Shaped Opals
Heart Shaped Opals have become very popular in recent years. Not just for mothers day or valentines day but as a way of showing true love
History About Andamooka Opal and How To Treat It
Andamooka Opal is one the most mysterious Opals available. It is commonly treated to create a black dark Opal and it has been used in Jewelry worn by the Queen.
History Of Opal
History Of Opal
How Is Opal Formed?
How Is Opal Formed? It is one of the burning questions that we all want to know. We explore some of the theories and discuss what we know so far
How is Opal Mined
Black opal mining has changed over the years from hand mining to using large machinery. Lets find out How is Black Opal Mined?
How To Choose The Best Opal Ring For You
Opal rings are beautiful, unique and a pleasure to wear. When trying to select the perfect Opal ring for you there are a number of considerations to take into account.
The trick to getting the most effective portfolio possible is all about having a diversified portfolio. This is the exact reason why some top financial advisors suggest adding items like opal to portfolios
Kalimaya Black Opal
Kalimaya Black Opal
Koroit Opal Information
Koroit Opal comes from a particular area in Queensland. They are famous for their deep, strong ironstone with stunning patterns and inclusions of colour.
Lightning Ridge Miners' Association
Over the last 40 years, The Lightning Ridge Miners’ Association (LRMA) has represented the Opal mining community in dealings with both Government and non-government bodies over affairs affecting their economic and social welfare.
Natural Black Opal - Are You Asking The Right Question?
A simple and manageable way to evaluate the treatment of black opal with focus on Dyed/Smoked Ethiopian Opal.
New South Wales Opal Fields
New South Wales produces the largest amount of Australian opals by value. The two most famous areas are Lightning Ridge known for producing black opal the most valuable form and White Cliff.
October Birthstone - Opal
The birthstone for October is our favorite gemstone, the Opal. from Black Opals, Mexican Opals and Ethiopian Opals are all as unique as the people born in October
Opal - More Than Just a Pretty Stone
As well as Opal being an amazing gemstone there are many other references to Opal across the world. Here are some of the most well know.
There is a type of design work known as opal art, which is a very intricate craft that is only performed by those who are master craftsman.
Opal Australias National Gemstone
You may know the opal for a lot of things, but you may not know that the opal is actually the national gemstone of Australia.
Opal Birthstone? Here’s What it Means
While opals are beautiful gemstones that look stunning on anyone, for those born in October, it has an extra touch of meaning.