Tag: opal polishing

Opalized Pliosaurs and Other Fossils

Opalized Pliosaurs, and other fossils Opalized Pliosaurs, and other fossils including rough opal….It’s quite amazing that in the middle of the Australian dry outback you can find opalized pliosaurs and other fossils all opalized, sometimes with the most magnificent colors. Rough Opal is often found in the form of ancient sea creatures   Such was […]

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Opal Polishing And Cutting video

Opal Polishing and cutting video Welcome to our video blog post Click on the image to the right for the latest video all about the opal industry. It’s a lot longer than my first video which was a smash hit with thousands of views, so thanks to everyone who comes to watch. Opal cutting is […]

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Opal Calibration Chart

Opal Calibration Chart Opal Calibration Chart: When you first get to know about cutting opals, the challenge is to be able to cut the stones in a perfect oval. After a while, your eye gets used to it. You start using your fingers like a human lathe and you know just the right ‘touch’ as […]

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