We are delighted to share our love for these extraordinary gemstones with the people of Michigan. Our journey into the world of opals began decades ago, and it’s a journey that has profoundly deepened our appreciation for these unique and stunning gems.

What You Need to Know About Black Opals

Black opals are like the rockstars of the gemstone world, and they’ve got a front-row seat in our collection. These gems are famous for their dazzling play of colours, all set against a mysterious, dark backdrop that’s like the perfect stage for a dazzling performance. But we’re not just about selling you opals; we want to be your go-to source for everything opal-related. That means we’re here to educate you about where they come from, what makes them unique, and how to keep them looking spectacular.

Our Collection

Our treasure chest of black opals is a testament to our passion. We’ve got a variety of these alluring gemstones, each with its own distinct personality. It doesn’t matter if you’re an opal aficionado or a newbie, we’ve got the perfect black opal for you. Every opal tells a story, and we’re here to help you find the one that speaks to you.

Why Michigan Loves Black Opals

Michigan, with its thriving arts and culture scene, is the perfect backdrop to showcase the enchantment of black opals. These gems, known for their incredible beauty and rarity, fit right into Michigan’s creative tapestry. They’re like an artist’s palette, swirling with colours, creating living art that you can wear.

FAQs About Black Opals 

Are black opals more valuable than other opal types?

Black opals are indeed one of the most valuable opal varieties. Their striking play of colour against a dark background sets them apart, making them highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts.

How can I care for my black opal jewellery?

To keep your black opal jewellery looking its best, clean it with a soft, damp cloth and store it separately from other jewellery to prevent scratches. Avoid exposing your black opal to extreme heat or direct sunlight.

What makes black opals unique?

Black opals are distinguished by their dark body tone, which enhances the vivid play of colours. Their rarity and the intensity of their colours make them a prized and unique gemstone.

Can I design custom black opal jewellery at Opals Down Under?

Absolutely! We offer custom design services, allowing you to create a one-of-a-kind black opal piece that suits your preferences and style.

Do you provide certificates of authenticity for your black opals?

Yes, we provide certificates of authenticity for our black opals, giving you confidence in the quality and origin of your precious gemstone.

Explore our collection and discover why black opals are so highly praised.

Finding the right black opal!

Need help finding the right opal? Contact our friendly staff here! Or view our online chat on the bottom right hand corner.