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The Opal Rough Cutting Channel

The opal rough cutting channelOPAL ROUGH CUTTING CHANNEL

Opal cutting is an enjoyable activity for many people, that range from hobbyists to professional opal cutters.

As a cutter, it’s exciting when you discover a top gem in the opal rough. Experiencing the joy and pleasure of being the first person to see the opal colours emerge from the rough after millions of years is incredibly satisfying.

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But before you start, we recommend that you get to know some very important information about opal cutting. We want to make sure that you enjoy this fun experience in the safest possible way. Information worth knowing are the dangers of opal cutting, even experienced cutters should check their cutting and polishing equipment regularly.

It is important to understand the basics of Opals first, so head over to our Opal channel to learn about the different types of Opals before you go wild and buy rough.

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ojjb3g5kofobegv8.pngHow to Cut Opals, Made Easy!

Enjoyable video to view with simple to follow practical information from cutting opals by hand, doping opals on sticks and some treatment methods

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The Gambler Cutting a HUGE Australian Opal

Easy to follow process explained in detailed so you can clearly see the color bars in this lightning ridge rough specimen. View the beautiful fire opals Riley cut and polished from the rough

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Thank you to 53Frogs for creating videos above. 

View all of 53Frogs Opals here.

Learn how to work around a problematic black spot in a gem stone!

Opal cutters headaches, take the gamble with Pete !

Educational live Opal cutting!

Amazing heart boulder opal watch the discovery journey here!

Watch as Miki shows every step of cutting boulder rough opals!

Live cutting of a piece of boulder rough, see how many stones we can get out of it!

New cutters should note that all rough photos are taken wet in order to help best showcase the colors.

Cutting Black Opal Rough With Chris From Opal Rush

‘Black Opal Empress’ Cut from Rough to a $30,000+ Polished Stone

Taking The Sand Spot Out Of A Black Opal | Opal Cutting 

Black Opal - Opal rough cut & polished from start to finish

Cutting Yowah Rough Opals

Phil From Opal Hunters - Shows How To Cut And Polish Boulder Opal

White Cliffs Rough Crystal Parcel | Facing The Opals

Cutting And Polishing A Coober Pedy Opal

A Closer Look On Allan’s Rise Rough Opals

Before & After Transformation Of Black Rough To Polished | Big Red Opal

Black Opal Transformation | From Rough To Polished

Opal Rough Compilation | Amazing Before & After Cutting Rough Opal

These Black Opals Will Surprise You | Before & After From Rough To Polished

Boulder Opal Cutter’s Work Bench

View 3 Rough Opal’s Cut To Expose Stunning Stones

Natural Rough Opal

Splitting Boulder Opal

Cutting Yowah Rough Opals

Cutting A Large Black Opal From Lightning Ridge

Cutting Two Pieces of Rough Opal

Cutting a Gamble Nobby From Lightning Ridge

Matrix Galaxy Opal

How To Cut A Slab Opal

Black Opal “Glowing Embers” Cut From Rough To Polished Stone

Would You Gamble $2000 For This Piece Of Opal Rough?

Black Opal - Opal Rough Cut & Polished From Start To Finish

Green and Orange Flash In A Black Opal | Opal Cutting Transformation

First Time Cutting Opal | Yuka From Japan

Opal Rub Parcel | Amazing Red Fire Color

Live Cutting | From Rough To Finished Stone

Boulder Opal Cutters Work Bench

Cutting A Gamble Nobby From Lightning Ridge

WATCH ALL OUR OPAL CUTTING PLAYLIST

OPAL CUTTING FOR BEGINNERS

Here are some of our suggestions on what the best opal is to learn opal cutting. Rough opal is a popular choice from Australia, as well as Black opal, Boulder opal and Ethiopian opal rough.

THE BEST OPAL TO LEARN CUTTING AND POLISHING ON

LEARN HOW TO CUT BLACK OPALS

HOW TO CUT AND POLISH BOULDER OPALS

LEARN HOW TO CUT ETHIOPIAN OPAL

OPAL ROUGH VIDEOS

Boulder Matrix Opal | Hidden Colors Revealed

After Mining Boulder Opal For A Year They Thought They Hit The Jackpot

Opal Mining For Rare Red On Black Opal

What Does 100 kg Of Rough Black Opals Look Like?

Boulder Matrix Opals | Hidden Colors Revealed

The Many Faces Of Boulder Opal

Buy Opal Rough

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