Drilling opal requires a little expertise and a lot of patience. Watch Justin as he shows you the best way how.
In this video Justin introduces his father Jurgen who has been carving opal for over 50 years. Jurgen really is a master and is passionate about the art of opal carving. The Dremel is a handheld tool that will allow you to carve with precision. All it takes is some patience and very good eyesight. [...]
Free form opal is opal that has been carved to shop the beauty of the opals natural state. Most opal nobby’s are not perfect but can provide you with an opal solid, just not in a traditional state like an oval. Free form opal can be so much more of challenge for the jeweler to [...]