Opals & Gemstones

Underwater Opal Mines in Slovakia

The Wonders of The Underwater Opal Mines in Slo...

nicole gluckman

For years, Australia has been the world’s leading Opal producer. The nation is responsible for over 95% of Opal mined and sold on the market. Australia is no less than a titan in...

The Wonders of The Underwater Opal Mines in Slo...

nicole gluckman

For years, Australia has been the world’s leading Opal producer. The nation is responsible for over 95% of Opal mined and sold on the market. Australia is no less than a titan in...

Opal Rings

Australian Opal Mining Fields --- An in-depth l...

nicole gluckman

Do you own an Opal ring or other item of Opal jewelry? Perhaps someone in your family does? Well, chances are that the Opal it sports hails from Australia. Opals...

Australian Opal Mining Fields --- An in-depth l...

nicole gluckman

Do you own an Opal ring or other item of Opal jewelry? Perhaps someone in your family does? Well, chances are that the Opal it sports hails from Australia. Opals...

Uses of Opals

Uses of Opals

luis gomez

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

luis gomez

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 ring

Black Opal Q & A

nicole gluckman

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

nicole gluckman

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

luis gomez

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...

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Australian Opal Vs Ethiopian Opal

luis gomez

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...

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Empress Josephine’s “Burning of Troy” Opal

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...

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...