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She Says: Symposium and the future of Opal

Women Opal Miners the future of opal

Hi! It’s Ruth here and I wanted to report on the future of opal. By now I’m sure you have watched Justin’s video on the Lightning Ridge Festival for 2018. If not you can watch it here. NOTE: This is a long post – you might want to settle in! I wanted to talk more about the Opal Symposium – especially for those of you who couldn’t make it. The opinions contained herein are my own. Firstly a big thank you to all of the committee who put the event on. I, along with the rest of the committee couldn’t have done the job without our fearless leader – Maxine…

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Rare crystal, rubs and lots more gems

Recently we have been able source some rare crystal material from Andamooka. For those not in the know Andamooka produced some of the best and hardest crystal material. Much of it have been mined out and sold but we have some magic pieces to bring to Tucson. The image below shows a couple of the pieces – they are all fairly clean and large – over 30cts. So if you are in the market to cut a special gem, these may be for you! Bookings are still available here. As well as rough we are also bringing a wide range of rubs and gem Opals. Our miners have worked hard this year and…

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