Opals, Gemstones, Gold

Coober Pedy Opal Fossicking | Coober Pedy

With a little luck, a rockhound can have a heady day digging for opals at Coober Pedy, about 600 km north of Adelaide. All you need to become a weekend opal fossicker are a Miner's Right, a pick and shovel, a strong back, and a constitution able to withstand desert temperatures. Miners at Coober Pedy and nearby Andamooka (a hundred km away) dig out more than A$30 million worth of opals annually. ...

Opals Luminous | Sydney

Australia's finest quality black opals from wholesale to retail by one of Australia's leading opal specialists, David Greenslade.

Lightning Ridge Opal & Gem Festival | Lightning Ridge

The Lightning Ridge Opal and Gem Festival displays a fantastic range of opal, jewellery, beads and gems. Activities include the Opal Queen Ball, wine and cheese night, opal crown competition and lots of entertainment. Held in late July each year at Lightning Ridge Bowling Club, Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge.

Lightning Ridge Town | Lightning Ridge

Lightning Ridge is a famous mining township noted for its opals which bring large sums on overseas markets