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Opal Rings in Silver

Why has silver become so popular in opal rings? Opal rings in silver? One major reason is an economic one. I remember when gold was $40 a troy oz back in the early 70’s. We all have our ‘if only’ memories. ‘if only’ we had bought a couple of kilos of the yellow stuff back […]

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Buying opals: Seven mistakes people make

Buying opals from jewellers or online sellers who do not specialize in opal Buying opals for jewelry is a great decision because of the uniqueness and beauty of the stone which changes color when turned. But this practice is fraught with danger. In the past 30 years or so, clever marketers have found ways of […]

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How to Clean and Polish a Jewelry Ring

We focus on rings. They are always the jewelry item that gets the roughest treatement because as much as we are advised not to wear them in the garden, in the washup, or working on the car, we seem to forget about it, resulting in all sorts of grubby things attaching themselves to the setting. […]

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Anniversary gifts

Unique ways to say ‘I love you’ Contrary to popular belief, the idea of giving something to someone just because it’s their birthday or Christmas, or some other popular celebration, does not necessarily indicate a unique way to say ‘love you’ darling, dear, or whatever is your favorite expression for someone you really cherish. To […]

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Genuine opal jewelry

Genuine Opal jewelry The other day i was browsing a respectable online shopping site and, because i specialize in real opal at the opalmine site, the announcement ‘genuine opal jewelry’ caught my attention. I am always interested in what my competitors are selling. It gives me an idea of what is in demand and what […]

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opal crystal pendants

The Opal crystal pendants you see here are part of one ‘family’ of crystal opals noted in the following data base codes: 4188, 4344, 4312, 4318 A detailed summary of a unique solid crystal opal from the Lightning Ridge fields in outback Australia set in precious 14 karat yellow gold. The pendant has been set in […]

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Opal Rings For Sale

Opal rings for sale Accompanied by diamonds In this article you are going to find out just about all there is to know about opal rings. Their history, the way they are presented, their association with other gemstones such as diamond, the metals used in their construction and what makes them appealing to first of […]

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Australian Opal Jewellery

Australian opal jewellery is world famous. Australian opal jewellery is world famous for the following reasons. Well, we are not saying that in some way it’s somehow different or more creative than jewellery from any other country. But what we ARE saying is when jewellers feature that amazing gemstone OPAL in their designs, something really special […]

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Gifts for Girlfriend – jewelry

Gifts for girlfriend – jewelry   What girl could possibly go past a jewelry shop with all the amazing sparkles flashing in the window. Jewelry in the form of rings, pendants, bracelets, earrings, bangles, beads to name a few. Jewelry featuring the precious metals of gold, both white and yellow. Of silver, often plated with […]

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Humor – at Lightning Ridge Opal Fields

Humor – at Lightning Ridge Opal Fields Opal fields Humor- It gets pretty hot and sticky at Lightning Ridge. That’s why a lot of folks head for the coast around November each year and dont go back until about March or April when things cool down a bit. Mind you we are totally spoilt nowadays […]

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