Now trialing some Seriously Twisted stuff
Sat 19 Mar, 2011
Here at Opals Down Under, we like to explore new avenues and new trends.
Fri 11 Mar, 2011
Opals Down Under, the Sunshine Coast’s premier Opal Specialists wants YOUR input.
We are currently developing some new designs for a range of Sterling Silver Opal Pendants, but during the process, we thought who better to tell us what they want in a pendant than the customer.
Tue 8 Mar, 2011
Working in the Opal Industry in Australia, it's interesting to see - on a daily basis - the look of amazement on those who are newcomers to the gem.
We also hear some 'pearlers' of stories/pre-conceived notions of what Opals look like or what they are made of, and of course, the whole bad luck myths (thank you very much, De Beers).Read more
Mon 24 Jan, 2011
When you look at it on paper, it’s only two letters difference between Austria and Australia, but for Sunshine Coast’s Immo Stein, it means a whole lot more.
Tue 30 Nov, 2010
Thank you to the Opal Association for bringing this article to our attention. A very interesting article by Susan Owens on October 1, 2010 in the QANTAS Inflight Magazine.
As this year’s Paris Biennale des Antiquaires proved, the Australian opal is punching above its weight in the world of designer jewellery.Read more
Thu 11 Nov, 2010
Words – Jessica Jane Sammut
Photography – Ben Stone
Shaping, smoothing, cutting, grinding, polishing, finishing… with patience, with passion, with love, and definitely with a fine eye for beautiful detail.
Mon 18 Oct, 2010
We love seeing our stones go to a good home, and even more when the new owners show us what they have done with their new opals.
This particular stone, a stunning Black Opal featuring mouth-watering colours and a very cool Flagstone pattern was sold in mid 2010, with the customer planning to have it set into a protective Men's Ring.Read more