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Boulder Opal Rough Cutting Channel

manazz6ddwpdorid.pngLearn tips and tricks on how to cut Australian Boulder Opal.

For a full list of videos, visit our youtube channel here.

How to cut Boulder Opal from start to finish.

Miki is a top female boulderopal cutter. Watch this video to end and see how she uses a Dremel drill for these thin color bars.

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How To Cut Yowah Nut

Pete from Anembo opals cuts this rough into a parcel of 82 carats of beautiful yowah opals. Note how the Yowah nut has natural fractures.

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Slicing a Yowah Nut Open

Watch the slicing of a Yowah Nut Open to display an incredible opal heart pattern.

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Hidden Colors Inside Boulder Opal

Matrix Opal can look to have good potential in the rough and is always gamble to cut.

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Half Moon Opal Split

Watch as a Boulder opal that has formed as a pancake is sliced exposing a beautiful pattern that can be kept as four specimens or re-cut into matching earring Pairs

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Yowah Nut hides a SECRET!

Watch this video and wait for the amazing secret inside this Yowah Nut from Koroit. So beautiful!

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Cutting Rough Yowah Opals

This Video shows wood vegetation exposed while rubbing down. Opals are heavily embedded with vegetation. Yes it is messy to work and you need lots of water!

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Rare Parcel of Opalized Fossil, Wood and Vegetation Matter

How would you cut this parcel opal rough? The video shows sliced opal, and the opal cutter has to decide whether to cut as clean small gemmy opals or cut as larger pieces showing the opal colour and vegetation. This parcel was cut approx 30% as clean and the rest larger full vegetation pieces.

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