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  • Top 5 opal anniversary gifts

    Traditionally, 14th, 16th and 34th anniversaries are marked with an opal anniversary gift. Yet, increasingly, the exquisite Australian gemstone has come to mark any important anniversary, favoured by discerning jewellery collectors of Australia, USA and Europe.  The symbolism of opals lends itself easily to celebrating a long-lasting love, as it conveys the sense of uniqueness, […]
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  • Top 5 opal engagement rings

    An Australian opal ring makes a perfectly unique engagement ring. It is an ultimate expression of individuality and exceptionality. Each opal is absolutely unique. It comes with a guarantee that no other person will have the same.  Opals in love symbolise loyalty, wisdom and trust. An opal engagement ring mesmerises forever with the magical play […]
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  • Our Opal Mines by John Bernard

    Our mines are in Jundah in remote Queensland. This is where the first black opals were found in Australia. This is also where the famous Galaxy boulder opal was found. This is where I mine our opals. Jundah opals. They are more luminous than others. Their colour plays even in the dimmest of lights.
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  • Opal Secrets

    “When you see a true gemstone opal, you never forget it. Like a rare song in a language you don’t understand, but you feel its mysterious power. That’s why I keep mining opals.” – John Bernard, Founder & Director Generally, opals are a relatively little known gemstone. They are found in North and South America…
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  • Wonderworld of Light and Colour

    Located in Sydney’s historic district – the Rocks, Opal Minded has kept opal lovers intrigued with an unrivaled collection since 1989. Our intimate showroom highlights a rare mix of delicate, edgy and one-of-a-kind opal jewellery pieces, as well as unset opal gemstones predominantly sourced from…