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COVID-19 Shipping Update

Castle and Things Colouring In Sheet

REVIEWED AND UPDATED 13 JULY 2020 We are still open for business! As everyone knows, Australia is an island. This is mostly a good thing BUT when borders are closed it means less movement of aircraft in and out of the country. This is having a major effect on current shipping processes and we’ve had to make some hard decisions. We are now only shipping to the countries listed below. If your country is not listed and you would like to purchase from us – please email us to find out if it is possible. If you are in Europe, we mostly can, but things are changing daily. If you…

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Colour me in!

Colouring in page by Black Opal Direct

Are you staying home to help flatten the curve? Let’s spread color and have some fun with this opal coloring in page! Download yours here! Download, screenshot, or print your page. Use your imagination to spread some color. Watercolor, pencil, collage, crayons – inspire us! Share your creation on your story and tag us @blackopaldirect Most importantly, have a play and spread some positivity! Download your coloring page here.

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Opal myths busted!

Opal Myths Busted

While I love a quirky tale as much as the next person, opal myths can start to sound like facts if repeated often enough. I’ve gotten consistent emails for years now questioning an opals strength; can I get it wet? Can I wash my hands? Can my ring get soap on it? In today’s video, I defend the honor of our beautiful Australian gemstone by debunking some common opal myths. That, and I just really wanted to play scientist again. Let’s see how it handles the cocktail of chemicals I’m going to douse it in! Let’s put an opal to the test I’ve chosen an opal that has a crack…

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