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Opal Minded

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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Wonderful experience

This has to be one of the nicest shopping experiences I've had. I went in on my own in the hope of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
D1546PMmichelleb
via mobile
Amazing opals!

We went to Opal Minded to buy an opal for our future daughter on our honeymoon. The staff was so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
H1939KYemilyh
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Chicago, Illinois
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Opal Minded is the only opal store in Sydney that mines its own opals. Established in 1989, it is conveniently located in The Rocks, just steps away from the Sydney Opera House. Uncompromising multilingual assistance. Australian opals unset and in...More
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55a George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has to be one of the nicest shopping experiences I've had. I went in on my own in the hope of viewing a pendant that would catch my eye. I was served by a really delightful assistant named Fiona, who was honest, knowledgable and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Opal Minded to buy an opal for our future daughter on our honeymoon. The staff was so kind and helpful. We bought a few beautiful and unique opals as gifts for family and friends. The staff took the time to explain everything...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Emily and David, It was an absolute delight working with you the other day and I was truly touched to have been so helpful in finding the perfect opal for your daughter to be. My colleagues and I remarked what a beautiful idea it...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Opal Minded to replace a cracked honey opal on my magnificent ring. It was a pleasure to shop at this most beautiful store with incredible knowledgeable sales people to help you! They did not have what I needed in stock, but they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Barbarahlcs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a wonderful small shop in the convenient Rocks area below the famous bridge. Great selection and wide price range. What is very interesting is that Opal Minded has its own mine of great opals. My sales executive Ember was very knowledgeable and helped me...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mark, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. I was so happy we were able to find the perfect opal pendant for your wife. I hope the duty-free procedure was seamless for you and that you had a comfortable...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful little shop with a nice selection. What makes the shop so great beyond their beautiful Opals is their service. My salesperson, Kayleigh, was extremely knowledgeable and provided thoughtful, caring recommendations. She was able to look at a photo of my prettier half and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Greg, Thank you for your wonderful and thoughtful review and taking the time to write it. I’m so elated to know you enjoyed your time with me here at Opal Minded. It was my pleasure to guide you through the wonderful world of opals....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I traveled over 10,000 miles to find the perfect opal earrings for my wife's Christmas gift. Armed with research info from Trip Advisor, as well as other sources, I visited the top four recommended jewelry stores in Sydney. All were good, but for several reasons,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank airnsea2017
opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Terry, Thank you for taking the time to write such an utterly touching review. It is a real delight to know how much you enjoyed your experience with me here at Opal Minded. The journey of finding something so special and meaningful cannot be...More

Reviewed 14 December 2018

We had a great experience at Opal Minded, helped along by Kayleigh. We had never planned on buying an Opal, as we thought they were super expensive. And whilst we did see some very very pricey stones, we also discovered that there is a large...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Paul and Daniel, Thank you so much for taking time to write such thoughtful review. It was my absolute pleasure to be your guide to the wonderful world of Australian opals. I’m so glad we found something you both will love and enjoy, and...More

Reviewed 8 December 2018

I and my friend walked in the store that I had known from TripAdvisor for a while. We had only around an hour that day. The kindness and patience of the saleslady Miranda to help made me very comfortable and actually had a quick purchase....More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank seandcheng
opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Xiang, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Opal Minded and that you were so comfortable and at ease with your decision. It was a pleasure working...More

Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

We were actually looking for another Opal shop( now closed) where we had purchased a ring for my wife 16 years ago. A jeweller in the Uk had tried to tell us it was a doublet. Anyway we took a wander in and were looking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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opalminded, Sales Excuetive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Dear Paul, I am so happy to hear that you felt comfortable with my guidance and that I had the opportunity to share my knowledge and passion for opals with you. It is always exciting to meet someone who wants to know more about her...More

Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic store and selection. Nice location to visit for a day trip. Kayleigh was great and super helpful!

Date of experience: September 2018
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opalminded, sales executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Welcome again, Thank you sincerely for your genuine recommendation and compliment! I cannot be happier that you found the perfect opal. I look forward to seeing you back at Opal Mined when you are next in Sydney. Warm regards, Kayleigh

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DM19742015
20 January 2018|
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Response from opalminded | Property representative |
Good morning, thank you for taking the time to find us online and asking a question. Our boutique specialises in the trade of opal gemstones, not the opal travel card. However, as a Sydney local, I can tell you that when you... More
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JuneNew456
12 September 2017|
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Response from opalminded | Property representative |
Good morning June, To travel to our boutique from Rydges you have a few options. The fastest way is by taxi, which your hotel reception staff can help you arrange, or by Uber which is a preferred transport option by many... More
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Linda A
1 May 2017|
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Response from ReniaB | Property representative |
Dear Linda, Yes, Opal Minded is open every day 9am to 6.30pm. We are looking forward to seeing you. Renata
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