Opal Gemstones.

Opal Gemstones.

Posted by on Nov 28, 2018 in about opals, opal, Opal ring, Articles Jewelry. |

Opal Information All You Need To Know. Opal ring and opal jewellery information site with information about pricing opal gemstones, and information on how you should take care of your opal ring jewellery, also lots of good free information about the opal industry in Australia and the new opal discovery in Africa in the country of Ethiopia. Opal information free about the history of the opal industry and the formation of opal gemstones, you can find out where the different locations deposits of opal gemstones can be found. This free site does not ask for any favours in return you can find out about opal mining procedures, from underground mining by shaft to the very expensive open cut opal mining procedures, mostly undertaking in the state of Queensland where some people call it matrix opals and others call it boulder opals. Opal Gemstones. This opal site does not collect anything about you and on detail information are never asked, nothing is transferred we just love opals and like to give free information, we have been involved in the industry over 40 years from underground opal mining and open cut mining, orientation we cut and polishing opals straight from our mine’s in Australia. We’re also goldsmiths and designers of opal rings and opal jewellery and we have travelled to different international gem and jewellery shows reviewing and talking to many opal merchants, and by far America at Tucson has the best display of opal gemstones in the world. Opal Gemstones.   The opal town and the only place you will find the best quality black opal has a great opal Expo on every year at Lightning Ridge where you will find opal jewellery displays also, and a yearly competition for the best types of opal jewellery. Opal Jewellery categories in silver another category for gold opal jewellery, many different awards truly a must see. And in the future at Lightning Ridge in the state of NSW in the far north western region near the State border of Queensland will be built a two story, one above ground one underground official Government Museum named the Australian Opal Centre. Opal Gemstones Wow New Opal museum.   Wow there will be so much informations palaeontologist with opal fossil remains of dinosaur fossilised shells with opal colours fused .   The Australian opal Centre website www.australianopalcentre.com is being built right next door to the biggest black opal open cut mine, and the most famous and best quality opal discovery right next door to the driveway that goes down to the open cut mine’s now Heritage listed. Graham that gives all the free opal information on this site built the driveway buy contracting a 45 ton excavator from Mr Gary Stone so he could open cut is mine. Very close by in this Heritage location the famous Guinness book of record opal was discovered in...

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Ring Opal Gold.

Ring Opal Gold.

Posted by on Sep 7, 2018 in Opal ring, Articles Jewelry. |

Ring Opal Gold jewellery.     Ring opal gold jewellery and gemstones are a great investment as you can walk into any gold shop in China and Asia and can exchange gold for money hard currency’s, and as China is the second largest economy and gold is better than cash or assets, in the second biggest economy in the world that has a great future, so gold will always stay strong and be a good stable investment. All south east Asian country gold is king and also in Japan the third biggest economy and a international powerhouse, Japanese investing in gold and India ever-growing and gold bars and jewellery is what everybody wants these days not US dollars, about information on opal rings about opal rings and jewellery. Ring Opal Gold jewellery. Graham’s opals are good quality gemstones and opals have always been an investment assets and only going up like gold, so the combination of the two in one gold design jewellery a excellent investment. The opals here are all natural Australian guaranteed 100% with certificates,  from the only official government Heritage listed opal location in the country of Australia, you can purchase direct and save a lot by cutting out the middle merchants people and retail shops. All jewellery here is handmade and for the same items handcrafted that you can see here, you will pay much more money in European Union and North America Japan Singapore in Australia and all the first world safe country, would cost you about 75% more. Most Australian opals in developing countries are most likely not from Australia, very dicey most likely cheaper but synthetic fake copies maybe.   Ring Opal Gold jewellery. In fact since 9/11 in New York America gold went up every year for about 10 years, and as the US dollar went down most years after this disaster, and international currency along with European currency and British pound plus Japanese Yen have been going down for years, but gold jewellery only going up in value as a investment so don’t miss out. Ring Opal Gold. Other precious items including gemstones like Australian opals should be on the shopping list also, and here guarantee in writing money back if ever the opal of graham’s jewellery is not a natural Australian opal, no questions asked just returned in the same condition with your internationally excepted opal lab testing certificate stating otherwise. Graham rings with opals in gold and silver jewellery all with certificates 100% correct and you will never have to return your investment, as your investment will be safe solid unlike bitcoins lose your password to your bitcoins cyber wallet and you lose your investment. Gold just lock it in your local bank safety deposit box and it’s safe, gold does not perish when wet when outdoors it does not rust like a classic car that needs expensive...

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Ring Opal Gem.

Ring Opal Gem.

Posted by on Aug 25, 2018 in Opal ring, Articles Jewelry. |

Ring Opal Gem & Gemstone. Ring opal gem image and the best opal gemstones and jewelry are always Australian opals, here graham and the jeweler’s and goldsmiths only handcraft rings and pendants with Australian opals, direct from his official government Heritage mine at much better prices then you will see here in the certificate and the opal ring image memo above. Hay guys commercial jewelry you maybe never see a amazing Australian opal set into the design. Setting gemstones into jewelry is a special skill and there are not a lot of people in the industry with this skill.
When outsourcing a custom made opal ring the jeweler first of all starts off with the design. Make sketch and working with someone that understands, designers artistic are the best and can design and sketch so the first step simply make a drawing on a soft copy paper, information on opal rings about opal ring and jewellery.   Ring Opal Gemstone.   Make model the next step the goldsmith will make a temporary wax model of your design because it is a one-off design, goldsmith will carve in special jeweler’s wax so to do this correctly the finish ring will only be as good as this step, hay wax scale will shrink slightly so make wax model slightly larger. Then comes the rubber mold the wax model is encased in plaster, and the wax burned away with very hot temperature, and now there is only the outline empty space of what will be the final opal ring or opal jewelry, and this will be filled with the clients particular requirements maybe 18 ^ gold 9 carat gold or solid silver whatever percentage of silver, this often depends on the client budget. Opal Ring With Australian Gem Opal. The next step will be polishing the opal ring to a good standard, with unique designs we never use wax model again but there is a rubber mold now so any number of these designs can be created exactly the same, but with opals gemstones they are all unique so the feature appearance will always be different. The final jewelry is checked to make sure that no problems with the casting process why buffering by hand on a polishing wheel. Quality check for any signs of problems in the casting, like voids a problem that will allow weakness in the gold or silver opal ring structure. The ring cast or jewelry cast finally if needed will have findings solder or welded to the item that is nearly finished, completed the jewelry design this now ready have any final polishing buffering, and send it off to the opal gemstone setter. Opal ring. Ring is finished but the opal is not set and opal setters are the most skilled of all the craftsmen like diamond and ruby’s setters. The biggest concerns must concentration at all times...

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Ring Opal Jewellery.

Ring Opal Jewellery.

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018 in opal ring, Opal ring, Articles Jewelry. |

Ring with opal. Ring opal beautiful and the gemstone was first found and discovered in Lightning Ridge 1880s, there is a story that Mr Charlie Nettleton was the first guy to sink the first opal shaft in1903. By about 1909 1910 from other mining feels in this state and other states like South Australian the local population rose to 1,000, the miners expanded there operations out of town about 10 km to the famous 3 mile now Government Heritage listed and then further on to 4 mile, 1920 the opal mining fields slowed right up little production was coming out of town and the surrounding areas. About opal rings and opal jewellery.   Prior 1958 the English and Germans where the big buyers of opal gemstones and later on the scene the Americans buyers purchase Australian opals. But 1958 demand for this gemstone and mechanisation mining machinery, along with the price of black opal underground mining was quite active in and around lightning Ridge, the famous claim named Scotts at 3 mile was open cut by a guy simply named big bill and mining around 1970s. Japanese economy was booming and Japanese buyers were the biggest buyers of this gem from about 1979 to about 1995, Opal cut mining took off in a bigger way and the 3 mile became the biggest black opal pit in the history of this industry and now is Heritage listed and a State Museum the capital Sydney is being built next door to Graham Black 3 mile Heritage mine. Ring with opal. The Lightning Ridge Brothers that found the Guinness book of record black opal gave me this video they were working with me on my mine just before & not long after they passed away. I still have the State Heritage Listed opal mine in the same area where the brothers discovered the largest uncut Black opal in modern times at www.grahamblackopal.com. Japan economy started slowing up and so did the Japanese buyers, since this time on the Americans where the biggest buyers but after the prime crisis in the USA and the collapse of there dollar Americans have slowed up. 1990s the best source of opals were discovered since the original Lightning Ridge mines, about 20 minutes west and the other side of the Corcoran Lake. This deposit put the whole industry and area back on the International gemstone map, but since then the industry has had its own problems with government regulations tightening up workplace and safety restrictions, along with very strong environmental regulations and International fuel prices going through the roof. The Russians showed a lot of interest in the best quality deposits of opals known in the world, and that naturally only comes from Australia. About 2006 Russians were traveling for the first time since the collapse of the commonest System in their country, but since the economic...

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Opals Good Luck.

Opals Good Luck.

Posted by on Jul 1, 2018 in about opals, opal good luck, opal ring |

Opals Good Luck Charms Jewellery? Opals good luck ? yes as most opal comes from the most lucky of all countries Australia and is officially recognised by the Government as a official gemstone, so this is the greatest of lucky charms, as Australia was involved in defending the world and defeated the Imperial Japanese Emperors invasion of Asia www2 allies of the Germans and Italians, and many Australians had with them opals good luck Charms. Australians in www2 saved the French from the Nazis and defeating the Germans in www1 in Belgium the capital of the European Union, also in www1 the Muslim Country of Turkey that was allies of the Nazis in Europe the Australians landed on their shores. Australians defended Democratic South Korean against the dictators of North Korea in the cold war again many Australians had with them opals good luck Charms. Many countries believe opals are a very good luck jewellery, China and many countries in European Union USA Japan wealthy Middle Eastern countries Arab emirates South Korea Singapore and the British also people in democratic Hong Kong believe jewellery opals good luck charms. But there are many reasons why people have opal jewellery and opal rings, the main reason is their beauty and unique individual patterns and play of different types of colours. Every stone it’s unique and can take up to 100 million years for evolution to form beautiful multicolour predominately red colour stones, you will never see 2 of these types opals ever, unlike diamond and ruby or sapphire’s millions all the same priced because identical listed as A grade with identical colours or B grade identical colours floors all cut shaped the same, but hey guys handcrafted artistic designed opal ring wow amazing can be the most beautiful of all jewellery. Opals Good Luck Charms Jewellery? Some of the most beautiful designs of all opal rings are simply surrounded with little very affordable small diamonds where the unique patterns and colours of the opal gemstone is the much larger centre master piece in the jewellery...

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Opal Ring Gemstones.

Opal Ring Gemstones.

Posted by on Jun 7, 2018 in opal, opal ring |

Opal Ring Gemstones. Opal ring gemstones hey guys let your friends and people know where to fine the best prices for handmade opal rings, and the best quality Australian opals that are fully guaranteed natural gemstones. Videos about opal ring, wedding opal ring, engagement opal ring at Youtube Channel. Opal ring gemstones articles on graham’s website on the subject of the Australian industry and articles on the history, articles about how to clean opal rings jewelry many articles on this website. Information articles about cutting and polishing Australian gemstones, great articles on famous stones with photographs videos showing location of the biggest open cut black opal mine in the industry. Articles on how to hand make jewelry along with outbound links to youtube videos with inbound links to similar post on custom made jewelry handcrafted. On this website there is over 200 different articles on different subjects about Australian types of stones and all types of jewelry all unique handmade designs. Graham’s online site with every thing you need to know because these days, like unfortunately most of the the jewelry industry is mass-produced in countries like India or China, third world countries with lots of corruption and very little quality control, integrity is always a big issue in business. So graham always recommend choosing handcrafted custom-made rings from first world countries, as your country goldsmiths are like goldsmith in his country with official Government checks and balances and providing good legal system for customers. But the difference here you are going directly to graham’s Australian mine and saving a lot by cutting out the middleman that travels back and forward from Australia to your country supplying goldsmith with this gemstone. For people that would prefer more Information on this topic on opal ring gemstones please go to opal ring opal jewellery. here we provide free information and provide opals also from the Only official Government Heritage opal mine in Australia. Natural opal rings jewelry custom-hand made with natural opals only on this site, professionals goldsmith all Graham Master Jeweler with over 40 years jewelry designs across the globe. As graham provides a certificate to verify all claims written guarantee stating that the gemstone is natural and from Australian with no treatment of any kind, and if found otherwise full cost will be returned no questions asked, if you can find evidence.

 From the best biggest opal gemstone open cut mine and the finest quality gem ever discovered. You can return the opal jewelry within 60 day if the opal proves not to be a genuine solid Australian gemstone containing no treatments or enhancements. 30 days if opal rings do not come close to matching the description seen on the site. All Jewelry and gemstones are at wholesale prices direct from the opal miner.

Graham investment recommendations for 2018 gold opal ring with very good commercial grade and gem quality...

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Opal Formed ? How Is Opal Made.

Opal Formed ? How Is Opal Made.

Posted by on Jun 6, 2018 in opal, opal ring |

Opal formed made of ? What is comment Opal? Opal formed different types of stones like commercial grade that is more common then gem quality A grade precious opal, gem a term for the best that usually have strong colours with amazing visual patterns resembling objects, for example butterfly pattern or Chinese characters writing pattern also the amazing harlequin pattern and displays a unique flashes and play of colour, and one of the most sought-after patterns peacock harlequin. Opal formed stones of hydrated silica and Science has determined specific gravity 1.98 – 2.20 with refractive Index 1.44 – 1.46 but the hardness varies up to about 6.5. The best quality opal formed by far comes from the capital of the State of NSW Australia, the most amazing naturally gemstone but expensive only discovered around the town of Lightning Ridge. But only a small percentage of this black opal group of opals discovered will make the grade N1 – N2, this is the most amazing bodytone recognise worldwide as the best quality grade opal. Also the most stable opal by far under all climatic conditions unlike Ethiopian opal very porous, and bolder stones can have amazing colour but is nowhere as stable as black opal with good amazing colours, and of course the patterns are the best by far of all the opals including Crystal opal white semi black and bolder opal. These types of opal all have floors that would naturally be there, but under extreme conditions very hot conditions or the opposite very cold conditions problems will occur, often just very fine faults that you cannot see with the naked eye, can expand and fracture overtime plus colours can sometimes not stable like black opal, and gray colour amongst the other colours can often expand with time and ageing, where 100% good quality very dense heavy black opals you’re never have this problem. Opal formed millions of years ago made of silicon, most opal come from Australia.   Today’s science with the use of electron microscopy Scientists say the size of the spheres determines all colours, smallest ultraviolet but amazing things happen when the spheres increases to about 135 nm then they make violet colours, as the opal spears get bigger light blue colour appears and the size increase the spears generate dark blue colours and it goes on with every increase, then making green and then orange types of colours and over 240 nm the most rarest colour red, and when red is represented with multi-colours the most amazing and expensive of all gems. But bottom line your choice the most important and this is truly up to the eye of the beholder what bodytone each person prefers along with their favourite arrange of colours.   Video is about how to make a opal ring.     Back to the formation of opals Scientific theory small changes...

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Opals Gemstones.

Opals Gemstones.

Posted by on Apr 28, 2018 in opal, Opal ring, Articles Jewelry. |

Opals Gemstones Australian Best Quality. Opals Gemstones wow if you like jewellery with colorfull gemstones and amazing colours, then you must try to find the best from Australian, because they are the most amazing colorfull gem of all the gemstones. Opal from Australia is also the best quality and the most stable deposits by far of today’s discoveries throughout the world, and Australian stones are the most beautiful and brightest of all, and with the most amazing patterns known by all experts as the finest with a budget for all, from very low-grade very affordable to commercial grade B type rating, and the most expensive that is often referred to as gem quality the best, there is no better this type of Australian can be crystal or white stone body tone, but the very expensive is the gem black opal. Opals rings Jewellery opal wedding ring, engagement opal rings on Youtube Channel. Opals Gemstones With Australian Stones Are The Best Quality. Opals gemstones rings and jewellery this type stone in jewellery can only be found in one location in Australia nowhere else, in the far north west of the state NSW, Sydney the capital City a full day’s drive away over the Australian great divide range, and at the back of Sydney it is named the blue mountains. From there its a long drive along flat land farming country cattle then will turn to sheep country farming and wheat cotton preducing properties, then suddenly you’re in the Australian outback wildlife birds parrots and eagles and kangaroos and when you see the signpost pointing to the town name Lightning Ridge. Then this is the capital of the industry where the indigenous aboriginal story about where the Lightning serpent touched the ground and a rainbow appeared and this is where the most amazing gemstone was made. The first people from other lands British pioneers discoverers that ventured into this no mans land, where there was no freshwater extreme hot temperatures during summer, and came across naked very dark skin people that had with them a piece of the most color full stone, the explorers had never heard of or never seen such a gemstone anywhere, in Europe or through Asia and southeast Asia or when travelling from Europe to the new land down under now known as Australia. Lightning Ridge has many beautiful deposits mostly around the town and the most famous name the 3 mile discovery, and now official government Heritage site, most of the mining fields was named along these lines 6 mile, 4 mile and some other location had names like bald hill. Opals Gemstones Best Quality From Australia. Opal ring jewellery available here please contact graham via email form on the contact page, hey guys all your questions regarding rings custom or handcrafted jewelry are regularly answered.
Opal Jan the coach of the world champion Australian women’s basketball...

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Crafted Jewellery With Natural Opals.

Crafted Jewellery With Natural Opals.

Posted by on Feb 24, 2018 in opal ring, opal ring |

Crafted jewellery opal ring handmade. Crafted jewellery with solid Australian natural opal gemstones, guaranteed 100% money back if the opals are ever found otherwise not to be an Australian opal. Gold these days seems to be a great investment always going up and opals and gemstones so you can resell for profit by many ways, including today’s World Wide Web on eBay or Alibaba website, there are many different gold sites and jewellery sites. There always and will still be the traditional sale methods for crafted jewellery at boutiques jewellery shops, and gem and jewellery trade shows. Many good quality crafted jewellery and gemstones are handed down to love once and often later in life if people have financial difficulties, this type of inheritance can help your next of kin get out of the problem. Currency money regardless of what country we are talking about seems to be up and down and mostly down a lot more these days, American dollar problems and bonds and of course bit coins are cider coins so do they have any true value maybe buying a coffee, but if you lose your password you lose your asset in bit coins. But gold jewellery with a beautiful opal and diamond are solid assets as rain and time will never damage gold or silver or sapphires or a beautiful ruby etc.   Crafted jewellery opal ring custom-made.   Cleaning method if the stone is not a solid stone like a doublet opal which is a natural thin layer of Crystal opal glued on to a darker background to either strengthen or inhands and make the colours more intense and beautiful. To avoid damaging the glue never use jewellery cleaning chemicals or water on the opal, and never soke opal rings or jewellery items either in solution.  Best method for crafted jewellery with opals, is using a cotton bud you can apply chemicals to the gold or the silver but never to the stone, leave chemical on jewellery 15 minutes about then wipe the chemical off, or if you used soapy water with a clean tissue dry and clean the ring from all detergent and stains. Then proceed with a new and cleaner tissue and go through the procedure again, after this make sure you have a very clean cloth and polish the jewellery and you are done.
But now for the opal this time only clean the gemstone by fogging the opal with your breath and immediately with new very clean tissue that came out of the packet only polishing the opal, repeat a few times with cleaner new tissue every time.
Always work close to the ground and always make sure there is a rug under wear you are working so if you drop the crafted opal jewellery or a crafted opal ring, you will not damage the opal gemstone on the hard floor.   Crafted jewellery opal...

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Ring Opals.

Ring Opals.

Posted by on Jan 28, 2018 in opal ring, opal ring, Opal ring, Articles Jewelry. |

Ring Opals Images Of Australian Gemstones Set Into Handcrafted Opal Rings.   Ring opals images are all of handcrafted jewellery designs with all natural solid 100% guaranteed Australian opal gemstones, guaranteed solid opals with no treatment of any kind, with detailed description size and ct weight and with information on bodytone N System example black base or semi black or white bodytone base or crystal, also describing if the opal is with or without play of colour.    Detailed description of the opal image colours or if single colours. Description also the amount of gold percentage, each ring either solid silver or 18 ^ gold.  All opals are 100% guaranteed from the only official government Heritage opal mines and specialist in Australia Graham Black ring opals design jeweller .                                   Ring Opals Images Jewellery.       Ring opal image with very professional valuation certificate for the image above, this certificate will give you a very good idea of the retail shop price.   You know by the time my natural opals have been purchased off me for just over $3000 just like the opal ring above,  direct from me the miner the primary producer.  Now the middleman will take them overseas selling them to retail outlets, they have to outsource a goldsmith designers and then, pay one professional to provide a certificate from a gemologist specialising in opals.      Boutique jewellery rentals expensive and then the staff wages so you can see how much the cost has gone up if you need to replace for insurance purposes. This is a replacement certificate showing the value of the opal ring everybody pays for from there retail jewellery boutique . If lost and you need to replace the item ring using your insurance company, this is the cost the insurance company will have to reimburse you with, so you can pay to replace the ring very similar to this opal ring.  More opal jewellery images at Opal rings at Youtube Channel.     Some more Opal information : About Highest quality Opals must have very good highest dome cabochon with very thick colour bar, must have the best patterns examples the rarest patterns like harlequin, five out of five brightness with fire in and out of lights, predominantly red & multicolour bodytone black N1, must have a very clean back 100%.   The face front of the stone 100% clean no grey or white in the face, must be symmetrical cut. About 4.5 cts type will be priced by Jeweller’s about $25,000 U.S, in locations America Germany Beijing China,  Japan Tokyo in their special boutiques up $ more. When miners refer to “gem black opal quality and when purchase direct from the miners about $ 2000 ^ , for gem Australian black opal must have at least...

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