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Opalios

8 Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
+61 8 8672 5690
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The staff were very helpful in explaining the opal mining process and showing us the different... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Craig S
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Melbourne, Australia
Excellent

Just happened to stop in when walking home from dinner. Spotted postcards in the window. After... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Shayster23
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Melbourne
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Opalios has been mining in the Coober Pedy opal fields since 1973 and is still mining today. It is a family business that cuts all its own opal and creates its own jewellery on site.We have an experienced opal miner, expert opal cutter, and jeweller on site, and all our opal is cut to the finest standard. All opals and jewellery come with a written certificate, guaranteeing quality, value, and craftsmanship.Come and see Andrew, Stella and George for the best value opals.
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8 Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were very helpful in explaining the opal mining process and showing us the different opals that can be found. There is some high quality jewelry to see and it is worth having a look.

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Just happened to stop in when walking home from dinner. Spotted postcards in the window. After spending only $1.50 the owner generously gave my girls a pretty little stone each and a bag of opal chips and rocks. They were thrilled. He was so friendly...More

Thank Shayster23
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I didnt want a salesman. I wanted history, knowledge and authenticity. Happy birthday George!! Forty three years in Coober Pedy, mining and cutting for most of these years. This Greek couple are the heart and soul of the mining tradition in the town. Dont waste...More

Thank wajela
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This was our first stop on our walk of the town for the day and was the best. A great little family business and was more than happy to explain the ins and outs of opals and the mining without asking for tour fees. The...More

Thank Lena B
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Have been many times to this shop when travelling around Australia and always the same warmth and friendliness. Even if I have not purchased anything a little gift awaits me and always they remember me. The craftsmanship and quality of the work is great and...More

Thank larisse79
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We were recommended to Opalios by our hosts at Desert Buew apartments. This was our second visit to Opalios. I bought earrings for my wife and an opal pendant for my daughter. Ny don bought earrings for his girlfriend. Great service good value and huge...More

Thank Narelle M
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Brought a pair of earrings from this shop. It's a family affair. I was served by the mother and son who bargained with me and knocked the price down and a bit, gave me some free stuff too. Opals are beautiful

Thank Ezza_1989
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We had a look for an opal ring and the owner and mum where a great help. They took care of the kids and told us the story of the opals and there family history in opal mining. Great place if you are looking for...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Good little shop for loose opals and also cheaper souvenirs. Stella was great and friendly very happy to help us sort through lots of stones to get the right one.

Thank Tristan S
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We loved our visit to Opalios the owners were very friendly and happy to talk about their family history of mining in Coober Pedy since 1973. They have a great book on the counter about there time in Coober Pedy that we recommend everyone have...More

Thank gailandbulldog
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