Opals & Gemstones

Uses of Opals

Uses of Opals

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It takes millions of years for a single Opal to form — to finesse its way into existence.  Each stone is a product of natural forces and perhaps a bit of...

Uses of Opals

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It takes millions of years for a single Opal to form — to finesse its way into existence.  Each stone is a product of natural forces and perhaps a bit of...

Black Opal Q & A

Black Opal Q & A

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The most valuable and the rarest of Opals, Black Opals, have garnered allure for centuries and continue to grow in popularity. But what makes them so desirable? What draws us...

Black Opal Q & A

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The most valuable and the rarest of Opals, Black Opals, have garnered allure for centuries and continue to grow in popularity. But what makes them so desirable? What draws us...

Australian Opal Vs Ethiopian Opal

Australian Opal Vs Ethiopian Opal

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When choosing which type of Opal Jewelry to invest in there are a multitude of factors to consider. Things like the origin of the stone, its colors, durability and of...

Australian Opal Vs Ethiopian Opal

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When choosing which type of Opal Jewelry to invest in there are a multitude of factors to consider. Things like the origin of the stone, its colors, durability and of...

Empress Josephine’s “Burning of Troy” Opal

Empress Josephine’s “Burning of Troy” Opal

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Opals have had a rather interesting stroll through history. Mankind has had a magnetic draw to them, and turbulent relationship with them since they were first uncovered. Diamonds, sapphires, and pearls are relative newcomers when compared...

Empress Josephine’s “Burning of Troy” Opal

luis gomez

Opals have had a rather interesting stroll through history. Mankind has had a magnetic draw to them, and turbulent relationship with them since they were first uncovered. Diamonds, sapphires, and pearls are relative newcomers when compared...

Opal Fossils and the Story of Eric The Dinosaur

Opal Fossils and the Story of Eric The Dinosaur

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Opals are some of the most breathtaking gemstones in existence. Since humanity stumbled upon them, they have captivated our imagination. They were among the first gemstones used for engagement rings, and for professing one's...

Opal Fossils and the Story of Eric The Dinosaur

luis gomez

Opals are some of the most breathtaking gemstones in existence. Since humanity stumbled upon them, they have captivated our imagination. They were among the first gemstones used for engagement rings, and for professing one's...

Opal Do's & Don'ts

Opal Dos and Don'ts

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Humanity’s passion for Opals has persisted throughout the ages. These magnificent gemstones have been popular for centuries and part of their allure is due to their unparalleled beauty and their rather esoteric...

Opal Dos and Don'ts

luis gomez

Humanity’s passion for Opals has persisted throughout the ages. These magnificent gemstones have been popular for centuries and part of their allure is due to their unparalleled beauty and their rather esoteric...