• " Beautiful " Australian Natural Solid Pear Cut White Opal 2.16cts Gemstone  

    Beautiful Natural Australian Solid White Opal from Cooper Pedy . This solid white opal gemstone which is 2.16carat with pinfire colour as per photos, could be good for a ring setting, pendant setting.
    AU $38.95
    0 bids
    AU $3.95 postage
    Ending Today at 19:48 AEST23m 3s
    or Best Offer
    Shape: PearColour: White
  • GORGEOUS RED 2.95 CT Lightning Ridge SEMI BLACK OPAL NOBBY/ROUGH/SPECIMEN

    Lightning Ridge, NSW Australia. Opal Weight. Semi Black. Roughs might include sands, Inclusions & Other Non Gem Materials.
    AU $38.90
    AU $4.95 postage
    Shape: Rough
  • Natural Solid 5Ct Parcel | Pure Crystal Opals Wholesale | Be Quick! | Rubs

    Shape: Rubs. High Grade Crystal Opal Rub Parcel.
    AU $25.00
    Local pickupColour: Multi-Colour
  • 160 Cts Of Nice Small Mintabie Rough

    160 Cts Of Nice Small Mintabie Rough. Condition is New with tags. Sent with Australia Post Standard Service.
    AU $88.00
    Free postage
    Shape: RoughColour: Black
  • Australian Solid Black Opals Rough Lightning Ridge 160 cts

    We, at Absolute Opals and Gems Pty Ltd, (Australia) are second generation Gem-Stone Miners, Cutters and Wholesalers, proudly specialising in Australian Black Opal straight from the mines to us. You will find us located in the heart of the busy mining town of Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, approx.
    AU $52.00
    12 bids
    Free postage
    Ending Friday at 12:54 AEST3d 17heBay Premium ServiceShape: RoughColour: Multi-Colour
  • CARMINE RED-MULTICOLOUR 1.25ct 11x6mm SOLID SEMI BLACK OPAL LIGHTNING RIDGE

    Rich Carmine red solid semi black opal Lightning Ridge. Colour: Beautiful multicolours right across the front with rich carmine red tones dominant. Contrasting bluish-grey body tone that works perfectly with the bright colours.
    AU $23.50
    10 bids
    AU $6.50 postage
    Ending Saturday at 20:05 AEST5dShape: PearColour: Multi-Colour
  • FLASHY 3.31ct GREEN-MULTICOLOUR 14x9mm SOLID SEMI CRYSTAL OPAL LIGHTNING RIDGE

    Colour: Beautiful combination of electric green tones with occasional multicolour highlights. Imperfections: Eye clean. Brightly coloured precious opal across the front. Polished natural grey crystal opal back with a tiny light opal matrix inclusion that is not visible from the front.
    AU $10.00
    2 bids
    AU $6.50 postage
    Ending Saturday at 20:15 AEST5dShape: OvalColour: Multi-Colour
  • WONDERFUL SKY BLUE 2.28ct 12x10mm WATER CLEAR SOLID CRYSTAL OPAL LIGHTNING RIDGE

    The bright colours combine perfectly with the lively flashfire pattern to create the perfect opal for a stunning ring or pendant. Flawless Lightning Ridge solid water clear crystal opal. Opal field: World famous Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia.
    AU $10.00
    2 bids
    AU $6.50 postage
    Ending Saturday at 19:55 AEST5dShape: OvalColour: Multi-Colour
  • 100 CTS SOLID GEM QUALITY LIGHTNING RIDGE ROUGH AND ROUGH RUBBED OPAL PARCEL 44

    This gem quality solid rough and rubbed opal parcel from Lightning Ridge weighs in total 100 carats. This parcel is suitable for cutting solid stones, beads, carvings and inlay, The ruler is in millimeters, please contact me if you have any questions. All the opal in my auctions is from Lightning Ridge Australia and is solid natural and stable material. Full refunds are accepted providing the items are sent back in their original condition and within 30 days of receiving. International shipping is $20 with any additional items shipped free. Domestic shipping is $10 with any additional items shipped free, all items will be sent by air mail with tracking number.
    AU $78.00
    21 bids
    AU $10.00 postage
    Ending Wednesday at 18:12 AEST1d 22hShape: RoughColour: Black
  • FLORAL FLASHFIRE PATTERN 2.46ct 10x8mm SOLID SEMI BLACK OPAL LIGHTNING RIDGE

    Pattern: Beautiful floral flashfire pattern across the front. Very sparkly. A beautiful opal that will make a very special jewellery piece or addition to an opal collection. Imperfections: Flawless.
    AU $12.00
    6 bids
    AU $6.50 postage
    Ending Saturday at 20:20 AEST5dShape: OvalColour: Multi-Colour
  • SWIRLING PINK-MULTICOLOUR PATTERN - 2.09ct 9x7mm SOLID OPAL LIGHTNING RIDGE

    The swirling flashfire pattern is very attractive, making this a quality opal that is perfect for any jewellery piece, or a great addition to an opal collection. Pattern: Swirling flashfire pattern from front to back.
    AU $15.50
    6 bids
    AU $6.50 postage
    Ending Saturday at 20:25 AEST5dShape: PearColour: Multi-Colour
  • PINK-MULTICOLOUR FLASHFIRE PATTERN 2.31ct 13x8mm SOLID OPAL LIGHTNING RIDGE

    A beautiful pattern that is constantly moving as the light changes. The sparkling flashfire pattern works really well with the warm colours - a gorgeous opal that is perfect for a quality jewellery piece, or a great addition to an opal collection.
    AU $12.50
    3 bids
    AU $6.50 postage
    Ending Saturday at 19:40 AEST5dShape: OvalColour: Multi-Colour
  • SUPERB GREEN-BLUE-AQUA 1.68ct 11x9mm WATER CLEAR CRYSTAL OPAL LIGHTNING RIDGE

    With a superb combination of ultra-bright aqua green-blue tones and a very sparkly pattern this gem's a real beauty that's perfect for a top shelf ring or pendant. Dazzling Lightning Ridge solid water clear crystal opal.
    AU $20.00
    9 bids
    AU $6.50 postage
    Ending Saturday at 19:45 AEST5dShape: OvalColour: Multi-Colour
  • Australian Boulder Opal Solid Cut Stone 5pcs 30.45cts

    Gemstone: Australian Boulder Opal. Up to 10 truckloads of dirt go into each batch of wash, which accumulates and wears down to a much smaller concentrate by the end of the week. We, at Absolute Opals and Gems Pty Ltd, (Australia) are second generation Gem-Stone Miners, Cutters and Wholesalers, proudly specialising in Australian Black Opal straight from the mines to us.
    AU $37.00
    19 bids
    Free postage
    Ending Tuesday at 10:06 AEST14h 41meBay Premium Service
  • LARGE 6.57ct FLASHY BLUE-GREEN 19x12mm SOLID SEMI BLACK OPAL LIGHTNING RIDGE

    A large and majestic opal overall, it will make a lovely pendant or eye-popping. Imperfections: Flawless. Brightly coloured precious opal right across the front. Polished natural smoky grey back. No cracks, any lines are natural marbling or intersections between the colours.
    AU $10.50
    3 bids
    AU $6.50 postage
    Ending Saturday at 20:10 AEST5dShape: OvalColour: Multi-Colour
  • GORGEOUS MULTICOLOURS - 1.56ct 11x8mm SOLID SEMI BLACK OPAL LIGHTNING RIDGE

    Colour: Sparkling full spectrum rainbow multicolours skin to skin. Better than shown in the photos, this is a very beautiful opal that will make a fabulous jewellery piece or addition to an opal collection.
    AU $27.00
    8 bids
    AU $6.50 postage
    Ending Saturday at 19:35 AEST5dShape: OvalColour: Multi-Colour
  • GORGEOUS GREEN-MAUVE 2.01ct 9x8mm SOLID SEMI BLACK OPAL LIGHTNING RIDGE

    Imperfections: Eye clean. Brightly coloured precious opal across the face. Polished natural grey opal back with a small light opal matrix inclusion on one edge that is not visible from the front. No cracks, any lines are natural marbling or intersections between the colours.
    AU $10.00
    2 bids
    AU $6.50 postage
    Ending Saturday at 19:50 AEST5dShape: OvalColour: Multi-Colour
  • Australian Boulder Opal Solid Cut Stone 5pcs 38.63cts

    Gemstone: Australian Boulder Opal. Up to 10 truckloads of dirt go into each batch of wash, which accumulates and wears down to a much smaller concentrate by the end of the week. We, at Absolute Opals and Gems Pty Ltd, (Australia) are second generation Gem-Stone Miners, Cutters and Wholesalers, proudly specialising in Australian Black Opal straight from the mines to us.
    AU $52.00
    12 bids
    Free postage
    Ending Wednesday at 9:35 AEST1d 14heBay Premium Service
  • 100 CTS SOLID GEM QUALITY LIGHTNING RIDGE ROUGH AND ROUGH RUBBED OPAL PARCEL 38

    This gem quality solid rough and rubbed opal parcel from Lightning Ridge weighs in total 100 carats. This parcel is suitable for cutting solid stones, beads, carvings and inlay, The ruler is in millimeters, please contact me if you have any questions. All the opal in my auctions is from Lightning Ridge Australia and is solid natural and stable material. Full refunds are accepted providing the items are sent back in their original condition and within 30 days of receiving. International shipping is $20 with any additional items shipped free. Domestic shipping is $10 with any additional items shipped free, all items will be sent by air mail with tracking number.
    AU $56.00
    10 bids
    AU $10.00 postage
    Ending Tuesday at 16:06 AEST20h 41mShape: RoughColour: Black
  • 100 CTS SOLID GEM QUALITY LIGHTNING RIDGE ROUGH AND ROUGH RUBBED OPAL PARCEL 39

    This gem quality solid rough and rubbed opal parcel from Lightning Ridge weighs in total 100 carats. This parcel is suitable for cutting solid stones, beads, carvings and inlay, The ruler is in millimeters, please contact me if you have any questions. All the opal in my auctions is from Lightning Ridge Australia and is solid natural and stable material. Full refunds are accepted providing the items are sent back in their original condition and within 30 days of receiving. International shipping is $20 with any additional items shipped free. Domestic shipping is $10 with any additional items shipped free, all items will be sent by air mail with tracking number.
    AU $76.00
    11 bids
    AU $10.00 postage
    Ending Tuesday at 16:08 AEST20h 43mShape: RoughColour: Black
  • Lightning Ridge Opal

    Condition is Pre-Owned. Gorgeous variety o f c o l o r. C u t s t o n e w i t h a c o a t e d b a c k.
    AU $40.00
    0 bids
    AU $9.00 postage
    Ending Thursday at 12:59 AEST2d 17hColour: Black
  • 100 CTS SOLID GEM QUALITY LIGHTNING RIDGE ROUGH AND ROUGH RUBBED OPAL PARCEL 43

    This gem quality solid rough and rubbed opal parcel from Lightning Ridge weighs in total 100 carats. This parcel is suitable for cutting solid stones, beads, carvings and inlay, The ruler is in millimeters, please contact me if you have any questions. All the opal in my auctions is from Lightning Ridge Australia and is solid natural and stable material. Full refunds are accepted providing the items are sent back in their original condition and within 30 days of receiving. International shipping is $20 with any additional items shipped free. Domestic shipping is $10 with any additional items shipped free, all items will be sent by air mail with tracking number.
    AU $81.00
    20 bids
    AU $10.00 postage
    Ending Wednesday at 18:11 AEST1d 22hShape: RoughColour: Black
  • 100 CTS SOLID GEM QUALITY LIGHTNING RIDGE ROUGH AND ROUGH RUBBED OPAL PARCEL 40

    This gem quality solid rough and rubbed opal parcel from Lightning Ridge weighs in total 100 carats. This parcel is suitable for cutting solid stones, beads, carvings and inlay, The ruler is in millimeters, please contact me if you have any questions. All the opal in my auctions is from Lightning Ridge Australia and is solid natural and stable material. Full refunds are accepted providing the items are sent back in their original condition and within 30 days of receiving. International shipping is $20 with any additional items shipped free. Domestic shipping is $10 with any additional items shipped free, all items will be sent by air mail with tracking number.
    AU $56.00
    9 bids
    AU $10.00 postage
    Ending Tuesday at 16:09 AEST20h 43mShape: RoughColour: Black
  • 100 CTS SOLID GEM QUALITY LIGHTNING RIDGE ROUGH AND ROUGH RUBBED OPAL PARCEL 41

    This gem quality solid rough and rubbed opal parcel from Lightning Ridge weighs in total 100 carats. This parcel is suitable for cutting solid stones, beads, carvings and inlay, The ruler is in millimeters, please contact me if you have any questions. All the opal in my auctions is from Lightning Ridge Australia and is solid natural and stable material. Full refunds are accepted providing the items are sent back in their original condition and within 30 days of receiving. International shipping is $20 with any additional items shipped free. Domestic shipping is $10 with any additional items shipped free, all items will be sent by air mail with tracking number.
    AU $56.00
    5 bids
    AU $10.00 postage
    Ending Wednesday at 18:10 AEST1d 22hShape: RoughColour: Black
  • 100 CTS SOLID GEM QUALITY LIGHTNING RIDGE ROUGH AND ROUGH RUBBED OPAL PARCEL 45

    This gem quality solid rough and rubbed opal parcel from Lightning Ridge weighs in total 100 carats. This parcel is suitable for cutting solid stones, beads, carvings and inlay, The ruler is in millimeters, please contact me if you have any questions. All the opal in my auctions is from Lightning Ridge Australia and is solid natural and stable material. Full refunds are accepted providing the items are sent back in their original condition and within 30 days of receiving. International shipping is $20 with any additional items shipped free. Domestic shipping is $10 with any additional items shipped free, all items will be sent by air mail with tracking number.
    AU $71.00
    28 bids
    AU $10.00 postage
    Ending Wednesday at 18:13 AEST1d 22hShape: RoughColour: Black
  • Coober Pedy Natural Opal Rough 9.2 Carats #00299

    Australian Coober pedy rough weigh 9.2 carats. Photos taken by mobile phone, wet and under artificial light to show real colour. Please make sure stone fits your needs to avoid return and refund. Will refund 100% if it’s is not as described, buyer pays the postage. Combined postage available please ask for invoice for combined postage.
    AU $30.00
    0 bids
    AU $11.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 19:48 AEST5dShape: RoughColour: Multi-Colour
  • Andamooka solid matrix opal. .

    Andamooka solid matrix opal is cut and polished ready for jewellery collection or souvenir. 9 piece 22 x 10 x 5 13 x 10 x4 9grams 45ct.
    AU $50.00
    AU $10.00 postage
    or Best Offer
  • FLAWLESS 5.11ct MULTICOLOUR-PINK PATTERN 14x12mm SOLID OPAL LIGHTNING RIDGE

    The swirling flashfire pattern works really well with the warm colours - a gorgeous opal that is perfect for a quality jewellery piece, or a great addition to an opal collection. Imperfections: Flawless.
    AU $12.50
    5 bids
    AU $6.50 postage
    Ending Saturday at 20:00 AEST5dColour: Multi-Colour
  • SOLID BLACK OPAL RUB 3.44ct Lightning Ridge ROUGH BLUE GREAT NIGHT STONE n3

    BRIGHT SOLID BLACK OPAL 3.44ct Lightning Ridge ROUGH BLUE PURPLE opal GEM N3 Si. STUNNING NIGHT STONE. BRIGHT IN LOW LIGHT CONDITIONS. BRIGHT SOLID BLACK OPAL PARCEL 3.440ct Lightning Ridge ROUGH BLUE PURPLE GEM.
    AU $30.00
    Shape: Rough
    AU $4.50 postage
    Colour: Blue
    18 watching
  • #4 Opal Size 13x10mm Natural Loose Stone Australian Solid Black Opal Stone

    · Opal Size: 13x10mm. Crystal opals are a more widely found across the various Australian opal fields. Crystal opals are characterised by their transparency. If you hold a crystal opal up to the light you will see that the light passes through the stone.
    AU $20.50
    14 bids
    AU $5.99 postage
    Ending Friday at 22:48 AEST4d 3h
  • Lightning Ridge 500crt Rough Opal Parcel 47

    500crt Lighting Ridge Opal Rough Parcel 47 - YouTube. Approx Weight Total 500Crt! Origin: Lightning Ridge - Australia. Paste link into a browser window:[isdntekvideo]. Opals being a difficult gems to photography.
    AU $20.50
    10 bids
    AU $9.00 postage
    Ending Wednesday at 11:38 AEST1d 16hShape: RoughColour: Black
  • Lightning Ridge 420crt Rough Opal Parcel 43

    420crt Lightning Ridge Opal Rough Parcel 43 - YouTube. Approx Weight Total 420Crt! Origin: Lightning Ridge - Australia. Paste link into a browser window:[isdntekvideo]. Opals being a difficult gems to photography.
    AU $20.50
    12 bids
    AU $9.00 postage
    Ending Wednesday at 12:00 AEST1d 16hShape: RoughColour: Black
  • BOULDER OPAL PAPERWEIGHT - AUSTRALIAN OPAL

    This is a piece of boulder opal on ironstone. It has been used as a paperweight for many years and is a real talking piece.
    AU $65.00
    AU $12.00 postage
    or Best Offer
  • 1.6ct Solid GREAT COLOUR Coober Pedy Opal DOUBLET

    Up for grabs is this stunning 1.6ct Solid GREAT COLOUR Coober Pedy Opal DOUBLET. AUSSIE OPAL DIGGERS. Photo's and weights are taken whilst the stone is not wet. Photo's have been taken under natural sunlight OR a normal house lamp, on a macro setting.
    AU $80.00
    AU $8.00 postage
    Shape: Oval
  • 100 CTS SOLID GEM QUALITY LIGHTNING RIDGE ROUGH AND ROUGH RUBBED OPAL PARCEL 46

    AU $34.00
    6 bids
    AU $10.00 postage
    Ending Thursday at 15:09 AEST2d 19hShape: RoughColour: Black
  • Australian Lightning Ridge Black Opal Solid Rough 7pcs 29.85cts

    We, at Absolute Opals and Gems Pty Ltd, (Australia) are second generation Gem-Stone Miners, Cutters and Wholesalers, proudly specialising in Australian Black Opal straight from the mines to us. You will find us located in the heart of the busy mining town of Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, approx.
    AU $280.00
    FAST 'N FREE
    eBay Premium ServiceShape: RoughColour: Blue
  • Coober Pedy Natural Opal Rough 14.25 Carats #00294

    Australian Coober pedy rubbed stone. Bright green colour, weigh 14.25 carats. Photos taken by mobile phone, wet and under artificial light to show real colour. Please make sure stone fits your needs to avoid return and refund. Will refund 100% if it’s is not as described, buyer pays the postage. Combined postage available please ask for invoice for combined postage.
    AU $35.00
    0 bids
    AU $11.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 10:10 AEST4d 14hShape: RoughColour: Multi-Colour
  • beautiful top quality fire BLACK MOSAIC GEM OPAL lapidary discount OPAL SALE

    AU $19.20
    AU $2.20 postage
    Shape: Cabochon
    26 watching
    Colour: Black
  • Australian Solid Black Opals Rough Lightning Ridge 280 cts

    We, at Absolute Opals and Gems Pty Ltd, (Australia) are second generation Gem-Stone Miners, Cutters and Wholesalers, proudly specialising in Australian Black Opal straight from the mines to us. You will find us located in the heart of the busy mining town of Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, approx.
    AU $152.50
    21 bids
    Free postage
    Ending Tuesday at 19:43 AEST1deBay Premium ServiceShape: RoughColour: Multi-Colour
  • AUSTRALIAN BOULDER OPAL 40.7c GEMSTONE PARCEL POLISHED UNSET CABOCHON OCA10842

    These are 5x loose unset natural solid polished boulder opal gemstones from Queensland Australia that are ready for setting or for your collection. The bigger blue opal has a fracture. Photos are greatly magnified showing imperfections which the eye can't see.
    AU $11.50
    5 bids
    AU $7.50 postage
    Ending Friday at 20:22 AEST4dShape: CabochonColour: Multi-Colour
  • Andamooka solid matrix opal. 

    Andamooka solid matrix opal is cut and polished ready for jewellery collection or souvenir. Condition is Pre-Owned. 17 piece 18grams 15mm x 11mm x 6 19 x 14mm x 5 95 crt.
    AU $80.00
    AU $10.00 postage
    or Best Offer
  • 1.0 ct loose black opal , Lightning ridge N -1

    This Solid Black Opal from Lightning Ridge Australia is 100% Natural and not a doublet or a triplet. Opal has Color but is Fairly Dull. Loose Opal ready to set. OPAL WEIGHT: 1.0 carats. OPAL SIZE: 12 x 7.4 x 1.6 mm.
    AU $15.50
    4 bids
    AU $10.00 postage
    Ending Thursday at 9:02 AEST2d 13hColour: Blue
  • Massive 46.65 CT Lightning Ridge SEMI BLACK OPAL NOBBY/ROUGH/SPECIMEN

    It is difficult to find an opal with big size. 46.65 CT SEMI BLACK OPAL Lightning Ridge. 100% SOLID NATURAL OPAL.
    AU $28.50
    AU $6.95 postage
    Shape: Rough
  • Australian Lightning Ridge Black Opal Solid Rough 4pcs 32.25cts

    We, at Absolute Opals and Gems Pty Ltd, (Australia) are second generation Gem-Stone Miners, Cutters and Wholesalers, proudly specialising in Australian Black Opal straight from the mines to us. You will find us located in the heart of the busy mining town of Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, approx.
    AU $142.50
    21 bids
    Free postage
    Ending Wednesday at 9:57 AEST1d 14heBay Premium ServiceShape: RoughColour: Blue
  • OPAL ROUGH NATURAL AUSTRALIAN 17.4 CTS COOBER PEDY © GTOPALS ® # HP8

    GTOPALS Australian Opal Miner Direct. Coober Pedy. Australian Opal Miner Direct™. Opal is hard to get a good picture. We take all our pictures with 60 watt light. Photo taken wet so you can see the Colours.
    AU $65.00
    AU $10.50 postage
    Shape: RoughColour: Multi-Colour
  • 400ct Rough solid Opal Parcel WITH RED FOSSIL Lightning Ridge NSW READY TO RUB

    400ct Rough Opal Parcel WITH RED / GREEN FOSSIL Lightning Ridge READY TO RUB AND CUT. Photos are of the opal parcel and ive tried to mix it around so you can see most of them. The big red one is a fossil and is green under artificial light with a bright red flash in the sun.
    AU $40.00
    25 bids
    Free postage
    Ending Thursday at 20:56 AEST3d 1hShape: Rough
  • 100 CTS SOLID GEM QUALITY LIGHTNING RIDGE ROUGH AND ROUGH RUBBED OPAL PARCEL 37

    This gem quality solid rough and rubbed opal parcel from Lightning Ridge weighs in total 100 carats. This parcel is suitable for cutting solid stones, beads, carvings and inlay, The ruler is in millimeters, please contact me if you have any questions. All the opal in my auctions is from Lightning Ridge Australia and is solid natural and stable material. Full refunds are accepted providing the items are sent back in their original condition and within 30 days of receiving. International shipping is $20 with any additional items shipped free. Domestic shipping is $10 with any additional items shipped free, all items will be sent by air mail with tracking number.
    AU $118.50
    20 bids
    AU $10.00 postage
    Ending Tuesday at 16:02 AEST20h 36mShape: RoughColour: Black
  • Australian Opal Black Solid Lightning Ridge Loose Stones 3mm 0.67cts 9 pcs

    We, at Absolute Opals and Gems Pty Ltd, (Australia) are second generation Gem-Stone Miners, Cutters and Wholesalers, proudly specialising in Australian Black Opal straight from the mines to us. You will find us located in the heart of the busy mining town of Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, approx.
    AU $85.00
    FAST 'N FREE
    eBay Premium Service
    17 watching
    Colour: Black

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Loose opals that sparkle and shine

Opal is a stunning, natural stone that is perfect for those who want to create their own jewellery. Opals are traditionally milky in colour, with veins of colour that catch the light for a subtle look. As well as white opals, you'll also find black opals and Australian boulder opals, so you'll be spoilt for choice with this great range.

You'll find a wide variety of these beautiful loose gemstones in this range, in many different cuts, such as oval and marquise cut loose opals, so you're sure to find the right sparkling stone for you.

Black opal

A black opal is a gorgeous twist on the normally creamy coloured opal, and is perfect for those who want to mix it up a little. Usually black based, these gemstones feature flecks and swirls of vibrant colours for a really eye-catching finish.

Boulder opals

Australian boulder opals are mined from underground ironstone boulders, and usually feature spots of ironstone to improve the stability of the gems. Due to the ironstone backing, boulder opals tend to be very vibrant in colour and would make a great stone for a natural finish to a piece of jewellery.

Opal chips

If a full stone isn't what you're after, then you can also buy opal chips that are perfect for crafts and creating those stand out pieces that are full of personality and completely unique.

All of the opal chips can be glued easily, they are available in a range of sizes, from larger chunks to tiny chiplets.

Rough chips offer another dimension to opal pieces as they all catch the light in different ways, turning whatever it is you're using them on into something that is completely three dimensional with different layers of design.

With a wide variety of colours available within this range, you're sure to find the perfect loose gemstones for your projects.

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