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Opalios

8 Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
+61 8 8672 5690
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Great Hospitality, Warm and Friendly

What a great find in this unique town. Thanks Stella for your support and honesty. I am now a proud... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kay D
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Brisbane Region, Australia
via mobile
No pressure

There was absolutely no pressure with the purchase and honest advice. Even suggesting I suited the... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Rebecca G
,
Perth Hills, Australia
via mobile
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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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+61 8 8672 5690
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find in this unique town. Thanks Stella for your support and honesty. I am now a proud owner of a 'solid' opal gold ring...opal was found in 2004 in the Emu Field and has only been set in a ring this year...More

Thank Kay D
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

There was absolutely no pressure with the purchase and honest advice. Even suggesting I suited the cheaper opal earings. Hardworking, family buisness.

Thank Rebecca G
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Wealth of knowledge, very engaging and lots of beautiful pieces on display plus more available if you know what your looking for.

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We went into this store last after visiting most of the opal shops at Coober pedy. The guy in the store told us lots of information about the opals and allowed us just to browse around the shop. He was giving visitors to the store...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We wandered around Coober Pedy looking for something to take home for our family. When we walked into OPALIOS it was like WOW, a step back in time, a history lesson by the owner, Stella, who has been here for 44yrs with her family, made...More

1  Thank wjr44
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

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
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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

1  Thank Shayster23
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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

1  Thank wajela
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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
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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
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