Black Opal direct from the mines

Home

  • Black Opal the Magnificent

    100% Natural & Ethically Sourced

    SHOP NOW

Product Categories

Just In

On Sale

img

Opal TV

Become an Expert

Watch now

Sign Up

Be the first to know.

Follow

This is the ring I had made with the beautiful opal I bought from you. I love it. Thanks Justin!

Michele G USA

Latest News

Cutting large opals to perfection

Cutting large opals to perfection

Cutting large opals takes some time and effort. In this video Justin goes through the process once the stone has been rubbed into a rough shape. He starts on the 360 grit diamond wheel and then progresses to a 600 grit soft nova wheel  then a 1200 grit until he ends up on the felt […]

Campbell Bridges: Opal Explorer

Campbell Bridges: Opal Explorer

Campbell Bridges is a world renowned geologist, explorer and gemologist. He discovered Tsavoritenand brought Tanzanite to the USA in the 1960s. One stone not synonymous with him is opal – until now. Campbell was born in Africa and spent much of his adult life as a geologist in Southern and Eastern Africa, in particular Kenya. […]

World’s rarest opal video: Part 2

World’s rarest opal video: Part 2

The rough and unpolished gem weighs a massive 568.69 carats and measures  95 x 59 x 25 mm. For more on the origin and story visit the Part 1 post. Next week we will reveal the equally amazing story of the opals provenance and the internationally renowned gem explorer who mined it. Stay tuned!