Tag: Boulder Rough

Boulder Opal Pendant and Earrings Set

Boulder Opal Pendant and earrings set One of the rarest would have to be a Boulder Opal Pendant and earrings set. Black opal is not what it sounds like. The first reaction to the name is that it must be black, sort of like onyx. Nothing could be farther from the truth because, although the opals are dark […]

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Koroit Boulder Opal Pendants

Intriguing boulder opal pendants from Koroit opal field

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Koroit Opal Mine

Koroit Opal Mine Koroit Opal Mine Another amazing opal spot in the Yowah region I visited Koroit opal mine back in 1968. It was on a property called Boobora station. What attracted me most of all as we rattled along the old corrugated road between Cunnamulla and Charleville, western Queensland was the beautiful streams of […]

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Queen of Gems and Gem of Queens

Queen of Gems and Gem of Queens Queen of Gems and Gem of Queens: Mystifying Opal! Flickering with sparkling blue, aqua, green, red or yellow, is awesome in its eerie beauty. It is the only precious stone having the natural ability to split or diffract the light falling onto it. This makes its optical properties […]

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