Opals From all Over The World

Opals Of The World

Australian Opals have been the main source for Opals over the last century with an estimated 97% of productioncoming from Australian Opal fields

The newest fields areEthiopian they started producing opals in commercial quantities just over 10 years ago. The oldest recordedopal mines are inSlovakia which produced crystal opals.

Opal buyers can view all these fabulous opals of the world online to compare and contrastthe spectacular display of colours that no other gemstone displays.

From Rare Harlequin black opals to stunning Honeycomb patterns on Ethiopian opals each country offers a opal that is unique. Giving each owner thepleasure of owning theirown individual piece that no one else has. Compared to other gemstones that really do all look so similar from sapphires to rubies to even diamonds

But opal has been created by mother nature so unique that it is rare to get two matching

This is one reason why opals are so popular and getting expensive as demand is increasing more than supply

Top opal producing areas now include

AUSTRALIAN OPALS

Lightning Ridge Black opal at Lightning Ridge NSW

Boulder opal from Queensland

Coober Pedy opal from South Australia

ETHIOPIAN OPAL

Welo opal stones

Gondor Opals

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AMERICAN OPAL

Adaho Opals

Oregeon Opals

Utah Opals

Virgin Valley Opals

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MEXICAN FIRE OPAL

Contra Luz

Leopard Opal

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BRAZILIAN OPAL

North Eastern brazil opal mines

Semi translucent

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HONDURIAN OPAL

Famous Tablon Opal mine

SLOVAKIA OPAL

Dubnik

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INDONESIAN OPAL

Volcanic opal mined in Kalima River in java

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TANZANIAN OPAL

Prase Opal

Honey Opal

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PERUVIAN OPAL

Opals From Andean mountains

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Mario

It is amazing as 20 years ago I thought that just Australia produced 99% of the words opals
But today so much is coming out of Ethiopia in Africa and the prices are very reasonable
I have seen the American opal with wood vegetation and now we have Indonesian wood type opals and I find these pleasure to view. They look like petrified wood as black charcoal colour compared to quartz looking opals like honey or Prase opals.
The big question is which country’s opals will rise more in the future?

2nd Aug
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