Opal Mine – Graham’s Heritage Opal Mine NSW Australia.

Opal Mine – Graham’s Heritage Opal Mine NSW Australia.

Posted by on Nov 10, 2017 in Australian National gemstone., Black opals, Graham Black, History of black opals, october birthstones, October gemstone, Opal mining, Opal ring, Articles Jewelry., opals |

Opal Mine Industry update. Opal mine under current transitional arrangements, designated ancillary mining activities (AMAs) that were commenced or constructed before 15 November 2010 are exempt from needing to have an authorisation under the Mining Act 1992 (the Mining Act) until. Opal mine as you may be aware, in September 2017 the Division of Resources and Geoscience, Department of Planning and Environment (the Division) sought nominations from industry of communal mullock stockpiles (communal stockpiles) that may be suitable to be included in an extension to the transitional arrangements. Feedback was also sought from targeted landholder and community stakeholders. The Division received 281 submissions and 120 telephone enquiries. Extension of transitional arrangements for communal stockpiles. Opal Mine Lightning Ridge opal mine Australia. The use of communal stockpiles is important to reduce the environmental footprint of opal mining and the risk of random and/or illegal mullock stockpiling. At the same time, communal stockpiles represent a rehabilitation liability and need to be managed to be safe and stable. The current transitional arrangements regarding the use of 46 nominated communal stockpiles in the Lightning Ridge and White Cliffs mineral claims districts have been extended until15 November 2019. The extension applies to communal stockpiles that existed before 15 November 2010 and have been continuously used since that time. This will allow a long-term governance approach for communal stockpiles to be developed in consultation with industry, landholders and the community. Management of communal stockpiles including rehabilitation will be considered as part of this process. Opal Mine Australian State Heritage opal mine. Opal miners who are not authorised to stockpile mullock can continue to use the stockpiles covered by the extension without an authorisation until 15 November 2019. After this time all mullock stockpiles will need to be covered by an appropriate authorisation under the Mining Act. The extension of the transitional arrangements does not change opal miners’ responsibilities to comply with other requirements under the Mining Act or other legislation. In particular, opal miners will still need to have a landholder’s permission to access a communal stockpile on their land. Importantly, the extension of the transitional arrangements only applies to the use of communal stockpiles that are listed. Before using a communal stockpile, opal miners are strongly advised to check whether it is exempt from needing to have an authorisation, or risk being in breach of the Mining Act. A list of the communal stockpiles the extension applies to, maps showing the location of these communal stockpiles and a set of frequently asked questions can be found on our website. I look forward to your ongoing support to ensure the use and management of communal stockpiles achieves positive outcomes for industry, landholders and the environment. Kylie Hargreaves Deputy Secretary Division of Resources and Geoscience Opal mine guaranteed natural opal gemstones. Opal mine graham’s custom opal jewelry direct from his opal mine, with big Sale  On...

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Graham Black Australian Opals, Opal Specialist, Opal Jewellery Designer.

Graham Black Australian Opals, Opal Specialist, Opal Jewellery Designer.

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in about opals, Black opal jewellery, Black opals, Graham Black, History of black opals, october birthstones, opal ring, opal ring handmade, Opal ring, Articles Jewelry., いらっしゃいませ |

Graham Black opal expert Australian handcrafted opal jewellery, Mr Graham Black famous Australian black opal mine. 3 mile best opal gemstones ever in the history of the Australian black opal industry, goldmith natural opals ethically sourced.   Graham Black opal location has official government Heritage listing in the state capital Sydney Australia, black opals possibly rarest gemstones on earth black opals are in the top very rare minerals and gem quality one of the most expensive minerals in the world. Graham’s 3 mile site Heritage listed because the quality of the Australian black opals known as the best quality in the world,  location Lightning Ridge open cut mine 3 mile. Graham Black Opal famous mine which is next door to where the famous opal named Halley’s comet, largest uncut black opal gemstone that was discovered in modern time. About Graham Black official Government Heritage mine in Australia more information about famous opal Wikipedia Article by Graham Black Opal. Graham Black workplace official recognised by the government and officially recorded as special place in the history of the Australian pioneers of the Industry and early explorers discoveries and the National gemstone  also official State emblem NSW the black opal.  location in Australia State NSW Capital Sydney, next door to the discovery of famous Guinness book of record black opal gemstone, also next door to official State Museum site Australian opal centre, under construction in 2017 underground excavation completed . When finished the official Government Museum will be two story building one underground one above ground environmentally friendly Australian opal museum. And everybody from around the world is welcome to visit the official museum that will showcase the Australian Black Opal Industry, and Lightning Ridge Palaeontologist will have on display fossilised opal dinosaur skeletons.   Graham Black Opal Jewellery Handmade . Graham Black trade Goldsmith and Australian opal specialist jeweller first and designer,  prospecting and mining Australian black opal over the last 40 years, in Queensland and around Lightning Ridge the only location in the world where you will find good quality N1 black opals. Mr Graham Black main passion is handmade Australian opal rings and all Australian opal jewellery, including the unique black opal rings, and all handcrafted black opal jewellery. With over 40 years goldsmith experience mixing diamonds into the jewellery design, and red colour rubies look great with blue and green colour opals in gold designs. Graham explains why he likes working with opals the most in the design was simple, becaurse opal gemstones are all unique with individual markings and very rare, so this makes them a good investment unlike most gemstones diamonds, are valued on strength and well market for investment purposes. But when you surround a beautiful multi colour black opal with clear diamonds with white gold or yellow gold amazing unique jewellery item that you will see nowhere else in the world. Google maps...

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Opal good luck gemstones.

Opal good luck gemstones.

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in about opals, Australian National gemstone., Australian opal centre, Australian opal jewelry, Australian opal ring, Black opal jewellery, Black opal jewelry, Black opal rings, Black opals, Handmade opal jewelry, History of black opals, How to price opals, Jewelry October, National symbols Australia, october birthstones, October gemstone, Opal certificates, opal jewellery, Opal jewelry, opal ring, opal ring, opal ring handmade, Opal ring, Articles Jewelry., opals |

Opal good luck jewelry lucky charm. Opal good luck charm for Z force special unit Laurie Sydney Black OAM Lieutenant, was one of the secret Z men in World War 2 and had with him opal good luck charm. Lucky because narrowly escaped capture, “beheaded by the Japanese”.One operation behind enemy lines in Indonesian island-Ambon, Black & another Australian Z man was chased for 10 days by 200 bloodthirsty Japanese, Laurie outsmarted his hunters and caught up with an Australian Catalina flying boat, so Black lived to fight another day. “Two other Z special force soldiers who were tracked down like animals by the Japanese headhunters received the ultimate penalty”beheaded”. Laurie Black a great charity volunteer worker for Red Cross-Legacy-Salvation Army, he retired from the Veterans review board at 65. Laurie Black 1990 was awarded the medal of the order of Australia. Laurie Sydney Black was one of the few Australians awarded US submarine combat pin for service behind enemy lines for American submarines. Opal good luck gemstones opal jewelry. Hal Black and his 3 brothers all had opal good luck charm with them during the Second World War in the Pacific, volunteered and seen front line action. All survived after the Japanese and Germans were defeated, uncle’s L Black was one of the most decorated hero after the war, his best friend who idolized him was a state RSL-return Soldiers league President who was nominated also for Australian RSL President. Officer Laurie Black Australian Z force unit was also rewarded Americans submarine metal, as well from the Australians. Officer Black always joked how the opal was his lucky charm, and this is why he said he became a hero as he was never scared, he used to joke and say his lucky Australian opal gave him the courage . Uncle Col Black and 3 other brothers volunteered world war 2, Col Black volunteered also for the North Korean United Nations campaign and again he had with him his lucky Australian opal gemstone charm that he had with him when he volunteered with his brothers in the Second World War. Opal good luck gemstones Australian opal rings.   Gemstone October Birthstone. Z special unit or Special operations executive special operations Australia, a joint allied special military unit Second World War. The soldiers operate behind the Japanese enemy lines,mostly operating on the islands of Indonesia & on Borneo Z unit carried out 81 operations in the Second World War South West Pacific theatre, by submarine officer Laurie Black received the US submarine metal or parachute conducting guerrilla warfare. Australian mostly made up the force of the Z Special Unit it was a commendo and reconnaissance unit that included of New Zealand, Timorese and Indonesian members, British & Dutch. Famous missions were Operation named Rimau and Operation named Jaywick, involving commando style attacks shipping in Singapore. Operation named Rimau deaths 23 Australian Z men...

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Opal Mines In Australia, And The History Of Black Opal Mines.

Opal Mines In Australia, And The History Of Black Opal Mines.

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in about opals, Australian opal centre, Black opals, Cutting opals, History of black opals, How to price opals, Lightning Ridge opal miners, National symbols Australia, october birthstones, October gemstone, Opal certificates, Opal ring, Articles Jewelry., opals, Polished opals, Wholesale opals |

Opal mines in Australia at Lightning Ridge black opals. Opal mines in Australia best quality are only found in and around the town of Lightning Ridge in the state of New South Wales, the rarest and best quality black group is N1 N2 only found in lightning Ridge Australia.  Black opal is the official state symbol of the State NSW and all opals from Australia are classified as the official national symbols along with the Australian flag emblems etc. Graham Opal mines the only official government State heritage listed opal mine in Australia the only Lightning Ridge heritage listed opal mines location is situated at the 3 mile also known as the lunatic Hill, 10 minute drive from downtown lightning Ridge, the mine was also listed on a National Australian registry. This particular opal mine is very rare produced green and yellow color gemstone two official Australian national emblem, also the N1 N2 black gemstone the official state NSW symbol, Guinness Book of World Records famous gemstone, Heritage listed opal mine and more accolades the opal mine is known to produce the best quality ever discovered in the world. Google maps showing the location of Mr Graham Black famous opal mine, next door to where the Guinness book of record World famous opal was discovered. Graham Black famous opal mine at Lightning Ridge Capital black opals Australia.       The state of Queensland Australia opal mines produce large amounts of boulder opal, mostly thin seams of crystal color trapped inside the rock ironstone mostly semiprecious. South Australia the major producer of crystal and white opal in the world, today the country of Ethiopia is most likely producing more crystal then the mining towns of South Australia. One thing i can say the crystal opal mines in Australia are by far the brightest most beautiful crystal colors ever discovered. But the most dazzling fire opal colors come from the black opal mines in the state of New South Wales Australia, this location in and around town has the most dazzling fire in the gemstone but also amazing patterns, picture stones resembling butterflies and many objects of beauty along with rare harlequin pattern, galaxy and the pattern list goes on. Opal mines Lightning Ridge black opal mining Australia. My favorite and a very unusual Australian opal mines location is at Lightning Ridge mineral claims district, Office of resources & energy, Lot 60 Morilla street Lightning Ridge N.S.W 2834 Australia, N.S.W State gemstone emblem is black opal,official symbol New South Wales .   Opal mines  in Australian N.S.W State official museum under construction name the Opal centre at Lightning Ridge the only black opal country in Australia. The state heritage listed site place which represents two official national Australian emblem, one is the gemstone national emblem & at the same location green and yellow opal the National colors emblem of Australia,...

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Famous Opals Halley’s Comet Opal.

Famous Opals Halley’s Comet Opal.

Posted by on May 5, 2014 in Australian National gemstone., Australian opal centre, Cutting opals, History of black opals, Opal mining, Opal ring, Articles Jewelry., opals, Polished opals, Tucson Gem Show |

Halleys Comet Opal Guinness Book Of Record Gemstone. Integrity opals from Graham’s official Government Heritage opal location in Australia that produces one of Australia’s official federal symbols the gemstone opal. Graham’s place is in the same area as the Guinness book of record opal about 50m, location at 3 mile rd Lightning Ridge and now has official government Heritage listing, because the quality of 3 mile opal mine’s is the best quality opals ever discovered. Halleys comet opal YouTube video of miners that discovered this famous Halleys comet opal. Halleys comet opal discovered about 50 meters from Graham opal hunter claim at 3 mile Lightning Ridge Australia.  The famous gemstone discovered in 1986 at three mile Lightning Ridge in the State of N.S.W Australia,the Halley’s Comet Opal is one of the largest uncut black opal discovered in modern times with few flaws 13.99 ounces 396.50 grams 1982.5 carats mostly green color on dark black blue. 0.63 in 1.6 cm thick color bar natural shaped color bar has been faced polished a little bit. Barclay brothers who held the least to the mine and Gary who provided the earthmoving equipment wanted $1.2 million once optioned in Japan for $6,000,000,000 but never made the price and was handed in. Measures 66 x 63 millimeters or 4 x 2 5/8 x 2 1/2 in.1986 Halley’s Comet could be seen from Earth as the opal resembled the comet it was simply named. Video of 3 mile mine’s famous Halley’s comet opal location. Video viewing the uncut black opal for the first time after 110 million year’s underground, the gemstone was retrieved from beneath a very old workout mine, Old Terry used to walk passed it for many years unto he decided to gamble and open cut. YouTube video below shows the last famous opal mine being open cut at Graham’s mine a stones throw from where the famous Halley’s comet Guinness book of record opal gemstone was discovered at the three mile lunatic hill mines. Famous opals 3 mile Heritage mines in Australia at Lightning Ridge, Halleys Comet opal and the Opal hunter mine”List as an item of environmental heritage in LEP National Trust of Australia Register”. Photograph of Halleys Comet Opal and the mine at Lightning Ridge Australia. About Graham jewelry designers specializing in limited heritage certificate of authenticity Australian opals,Graham Black opal mine and leaning tree claim Heritage Register Submission read “Opal more rarely, specimens contain precious opal”And these are surely among the most beautiful natural objects on earth. The opal is of the highest quality, characterized by red black gems of superlative brilliance,in every conceivable pattern including harlequin, picture stones and Chinese writing. Story about the famous Guinness Book of record Brothers that discovered Halley’s comet opal Australia. Two brothers who owned the claim finally uncovered this 100 million year old black opal by getting involved with a local company that provided all the...

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Buying Opal We Have Jewelry Sale On.

Buying Opal We Have Jewelry Sale On.

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in `Australian opal rings American, about opals, Australian National gemstone., Australian opal centre, Australian opal diamond ring, Australian opal jewelry, Australian opal ring, Australian-opal-gemstone-rings, Bangkok Australian opal diamond jewellery, Black opals, buy sell custom opal rings, Cutting opals, History of black opals, How to price opals, Lightning Ridge opal miners, Opal mining, opal ring, Opal ring, Articles Jewelry., opals, Opals for sale, selling opal jewelry, Wholesale opals |

Buying rough rubs and cut stones, most of the buyers come to lightning Ridge. Buying opals sellers have shops others own homes , and many stay at motels or friend’s homes. If they have a sign out the front stating that they are buying either rough or rubs or maybe both then just walk in with your recent find and wait your turn to show them . It will be up to you and the skills you have will determine the money that you come out with, obviously a town like the Ridge, gem usually always sells at a good price it is only the low grade cut stones and commercial stones that take some wheeling and dealing to obtain the best outcome. Buying opals we design jewelry using opals in the design,  you can have all the colors of unique rare and different gemstone from around the world in one jewelry design. Graham Black Opal offers clients free of charge when purchasing stone over $191. His jewelers will hand make professional goldsmith design jewelry to suit the gemstone purchased ,clients personal designs excepted also, we include free insurance and postage to your home. Opal from Lightning Ridge three mile field have been recognized of the highest quality . We have the only mine lease, listed on State Heritage Register List as an item of environmental heritage in LEP National Trust of Australia Register.Submission read “Opal More rarely, specimens contain precious opal” and these are surely among the most beautiful natural objects on earth. The opal is of the highest quality, characterized by red/black gems of superlative brilliance, in every conceivable pattern – including harlequin, picture stones and Chinese writing. Buying opals,black opals. Rough in particular driving out on to the fields is always a good way to start its always best to drive out to the most recent rush and of course the business is done in hard currency cash. I have seen people buyers opal putting large signs on their cars which will in turn attract miners with opals, it is usually a casual business transaction a miner will just say to buyers are you interested in rough, and the answer back usually is not at the moment or you will often hear from experience middle men the reply maybe I will have a look if you do not mind. Obviously then it is up to you if you have a lot of skills in purchasing opal then take your time and have a good look, the miner in most cases will have a price he is asking and well the rest is between you and him to talk business Buying rough parcels out on the fields please do not insult the the miner as he works very hard and will go for a long time between finds his l. And he might get very angry if you knock his parcel, and as you are...

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Selling Opals & Handmade Opal Rings & Jewelry.

Selling Opals & Handmade Opal Rings & Jewelry.

Posted by on Jan 8, 2014 in about opals, Black opals, Cutting opals, History of black opals, How to price opals, Lightning Ridge opal miners, National symbols Australia, october birthstones, October gemstone, Opal certificates, Opal mining, Opal ring, Articles Jewelry., opals, selling opal jewelry, Tucson Gem Show, Wholesale opals |

Selling opals Australian gemstone.     Selling opals Sale On Now about 75% Savings Off about on your own free personal handcrafted opal jewelry design, free if you purchase one of our wholesale opals over $199 US, the goldsmith will make free your choice in design pendant free or Australian handcrafted opal ring free , you pay International going price for gold or silver, delivery insurance free to your address. Custom crafted goldsmith specialist in opal jewelry a lot cheaper at this site because the owner is the primary opal producer mining in Australia, plus you have gone direct to the goldsmith graham handcrafts jewelry and designs and has open cut his own Australian opal mine which is famous, the best opals ever discovered in Australia at official government Heritage listed opal mine, Heritage listed NSW because the gemstone quality is know internationally as the best deposit of opal gemstones ever discovered at 3 mile opal mines. Wholesale prices all welcome Australia opal jewelry handmade jewelry and all natural Australian opal 100% gemstones, fine goldsmith craftsman will place firmly your favourite choice in our stoned secure into each opal jewelry we design. Guaranteed money back if the opal is not natural Australian opals and the jewelry is well made, just send the opal ring back in the same condition as when you received it in the post, with International Lab testing certificate stating the opal is otherwise. Mr Graham Black Policy is good for 12 months from the commencement of customers receiving jewelry in the post, plus your certificate stating this will be emailed to you also description of the natural Australian opal and the jewelry description. Selling opals one reason is that we sell at wholesale prices direct from the mine, but it is the beauty of this piece that makes it appreciate, and there never is two opals the same.  The ring sold for $6,000.00 and can be resold at $12,000.00 dollars.  About selling opal jewelry more information at YouTube Channel the channel is named opal jewelry with various videos on the subject of selling opals and opal jewelry.  Selling Heritage opal stones for sale from our Goldsmith, sorry I have not majored in English and our graphic web designer did not major in English but I am a Master Artisan goldsmith, and Graham’s site has the best prices for unique opal jewelry and the best quality opals ever discovered. Selling opals or buying at www.grahamblackopal.com  professionals buyers coming and going from the mining towns in Australia and also there are always some resident buyers based around the mining town. If you are mining all you need to do is arrange to show your stones to them in the privacy of their shops, or if you have found a fabless Opal patch then I am sure they will arrange to come to your place when it suits you. Business is reasonably...

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Opal Gemstone Jewelry Show.

Opal Gemstone Jewelry Show.

Posted by on Jan 7, 2014 in `Australian opal rings American, about opals, Australian opal jewelry, Australian opal ring, Bangkok Australian opal diamond jewellery, buy sell custom opal rings, Care for opal jewelry, Cutting opals, History of black opals, Lightning Ridge opal miners, Opal certificates, Opal mining, Opal ring, Articles Jewelry., Polished opals, selling opal jewelry, Tucson Gem Show, Wholesale opals |

Opal gemstone jewelry show Tucson gem show and mineral & Bangkok gems Jewelry fair. Opal gemstone jewelry show Graham offer clients free of charge when purchasing stones in category over $191 dollars, “Free our jewelers custom hand make 1 professional goldsmith design jewelry” To suit the stone purchased. Clients personal designs excepted also we include free insurance and postage to your home. Gem Jewelry show for the trade have gemstones jewelry, Internationally events in Paris and opals at the Japan fair Tokyo and Japanese people love jewelry .    Italy jewelry trade show have some lovely  jewelry,    Australia where opals are the national gemstone the JAA Jewelry fair Sydney Australia you will find this gemstone also at wwwgrahamblackopal.com . Fabulous black stones from lightning Ridge Australia the capital of the black Opal industry.    The mother land of Australia “England at the Jewelry London jewelry   exhibitions like watch and Jewelry. Dubai have a beautiful display also.  Hong Kong Jewelry exhibition, and Europe Germany gems Jewelry fairs. Most of the international opal gemstone jewelry show trade exhibitions, should at least have some solid cut opals on display. Australian sculptures and carvings are becoming more prevalent at gem and mineral shows internationally. Opal Rings . Opal gemstone jewelry show you can often purchase gemstone rough . Cutting and polishing is an art a good cutter can greatly increase the value of opals. A cabochon allows more surface area on opal stone.      And if you are having any difficulties in pricing an opal at the Bangkok gems and Jewelry fair then please do not hesitate to contact us at the fair, as we would be more than happy to answer any question regarding the subject of pricing stones .  Under nearly all circumstances if a certain opal appeals to you that is the gemstone you should buy at gems fair often, intuition is the best judge! When purchasing stones, some key words to look for are triplet a very thin slice of opal enhanced by blackening the underside to make the colors stronger and a quartz or plastic dome placed on top of the stone to magnify the color and pattern. The advantage is they are cheap and fit readily into standard size jewelry. Doublet a thicker slice  with a blackened underside advantage over a triplet is the surface is real .  Solid as the name suggests a real and solid stone therefore triplet has less value than doublet which has much less value than  solid when size color and pattern are the same.   We design jewelry using opals in the design for opal gemstone jewelry show, opals can have all the colors of unique rare and different gemstone from around the world in one jewelry design. Opals have green colors like emerald, red garnets, white pearls,dark pigeon red ruby’s, light green-dark green of jade and the dark blue-light blue of sapphires,red...

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