Fire Australian opals have just been recently discovered in Western Australia. They are quite rare and there is a few here in stock that you might like added to your collection of gems.
Black Australian opals are from the Lightning Ridge region in Australia. These Australian opals are the most sought after and are for sale here at a very good price.
These Australian opals are a popular choice and are quite inexpensive and are full of colour. Coober Pedy is a region of Australia and there is many of this type of opal on sale here at St Claire Opals.
Koroit opals are for those who are starting off in the collection of Australian opals and other gems. There are some Koroit opals that you can buy that are sold as a pendant.
Yowah Australian opals are again for the novice. If there is an unset Yowah opal you like Peter can attach a chain to it you wish. Check the Black or Coober Pedy opal before you buy one of these.
Boulder Australian opals contain variable amounts of ironstone. They are inexpensive to buy. Make sure, though you check out the Fire Australis opals or even the Black opals of which all are really good value.
At St Claire Opals we have an extensive range of Australian opals. Head to the Black opals section to start your search for your very own opal.
There is a large range of Australian opal pendants in stock. If you see an unset opal that you like Peter would gladly attach a chain to it.
St Claire Opas has a selection of Opal earrings you might like. Or buy an opals earring for your loved one.
These Australian opals jewellery were designed by an Danish Jewellery. Check out these opals and see if there is one you like.
If you have a best friend and you want to remember your friendship for years to come, have a look at the friendship opals section.
There is a very limited stock of Ethiopian on St Claire Opals website as we specialise in Australian opals. But please do take a look.
Opals found in Australia were known to come from 3 different states on that continent, namely South Australia, Queensland and New South Wales. We now have a fourth state, Western Australia. Check out the Fire Australis Opals from this Australian state.
Mysterious opals contain the wonders of the skies ‐ sparking rainbows, fireworks, and lightning ‐ shifting and moving in their depths. Opal has been treasured throughout history around the world. Archaeologist Louis Leakey found six thousand year old opal artefacts in a cave in Kenya! [read more]
One of the most common misconceptions is that oil or house hold liquids can damage Australian opals. At present there are no known compounds that can penetrate a solid Australian opal. The only exception to this is matrix which is very porous. [read more]
Naturally formed sandstone opal matrix is Precious Opal flecks dispersed throughout an earthy orange ferruginous sandstone. By enhancing the host sandstone gives a greater contrast thus the visibility of the precious opal colours is greater. [read more]