OPAL STARTS HERE
ETHICALLY MINED & RESPONSIBLY SOURCED
NATURAL AUSTRALIAN OPAL
TRADE SHOWS & EVENTS
Due to Covid-19 many events have been canceled or postponed. We are still offering worldwide shipping and memos to industry members who would like to view our opals in person.
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LIGHTNING RIDGE OPAL
FROM MINE TO MARKET
We specialize in Lightning Ridge black opal, dark opal, light opal, crystal opal. Lightning Ridge produces the most valuable and coveted type of opal on the market. The high quality, rarity, and uniqueness makes black opal highly sought after for fine jewelry designers and investment collectors.
OPAL CUTTING & POLISHING
COLORS OF AUSTRALIA
Our opals are cut and polished in-house by our family of expert cutters. Our finished gems can be found in oval and round shapes well suited for rings or pendants and also in free-form organic shapes with limitless design potential. We offer cabochon cutting, replacement stones, matched pairs, suites, calibrated stones, free-form cutting, opal carvings, and custom lapidary design.
Hopkins Opal offers specialty services including sales & brokering of important opal estate jewelry & gemstones, appraisals, valuations, and certifications. Our opals are available for trunk shows and special events. Hopkins Opal's opal experts are available for educational purposes, lectures, and consulting for print, film, & broadcast media features.
BESPOKE OPAL JEWELRY
Hopkins Opal offers expertly crafted fine opal jewelry made by hand to your specifications. Each piece of custom designed jewelry is completely one-of-a-kind and created with the opals of your choosing.
Australian opals are considered an exemplar for responsible mining, and are arguably the most sustainable gemstones in the entire world. Knowing where our opals are mined, sourced, and cut gives us the ability to answer any questions you may have so that you have the full story behind each precious opal.
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