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Address: 8 Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8672 5690
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Opalios has been mining in the Coober Pedy opal fields since 1973 and is...

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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Very friendly and not obtrusive at all!

We were looking for Opal jewellery and found a lot more at Opalios! We got free "luck stones" and could see pictures of the beginning of the opal mining and even a movie how they... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
ThierryVui
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Bellingen, Australia
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Bellingen, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking for Opal jewellery and found a lot more at Opalios! We got free "luck stones" and could see pictures of the beginning of the opal mining and even a movie how they dig today! We felt very comfortable at this family owend business and learned a lot about opal mining. At Opalios you know that they search... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this store on local reccomendation and after Stella had listened to what I wanted she found exaxtly what I liked in my price range. Hoghly reccomended.

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Thank Heather M
Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

A great range of beautiful stones. Stella was patient and helpful with my daughter who spent a long time choosing a special stone. The stones were beautifully set and highlighted the beauty. A great range for all price ranges. Stella really made the whole experience special for us.

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Thank em_gc0608
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This is my favourite shop in Coober Pedy. The owner is a friendly lady who welcomes every customer making each person feel special. Her prices are good, no over rated gimmicks here. If you want genuine shopping go here

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Darwin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

George was extremely helpful. I was offered a choice of lucky stones when I entered the store and was also given a small box of opal chips. The family photo album on the counter was very interesting. I already had a matrix opal and George and his mum, Stella were very helpful referring me to other designers within their community.... More 

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Thank DarwinDreamer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

A gorgeous little family run opal shop with beautiful jewellery, friendly staff and a welcoming environment. There's something for everyone here - don't miss it!

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Thank Larabelle77
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely little shop, very friendly family run business. Couldn't have been more helpful, no pressure, happy to let you just look at pieces or offer suggestions if asked. Mostly locally mined, with some Qld opal. Free good luck 'gem' plus bag of opal Rocks when purchase made. Felt comfortable making a purchase.

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Thank Michele P
Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Wonderfully generous, friendly and knowledgeable owners - very pleased with my opal pendant and the advice given alongside. Thank you so much :)

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Thank LJonesy26
San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The woman running Opalios, Stella I think, was outrageously kind to me, showing me many stones and fossils over two days as I tried to work out my rental car woes. She offered me and other customers a number of little freebies as I looked around her shop, and she eventually found an opal that fit my constraints. Worth a... More 

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Bacchus Marsh, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Love that this is a family affair. Whilst my mother and I searched for some jewels, the men were entertained looking through an album of the family's history in Coober Pedy whilst talking to one of the owners. Thanks for a great experience!

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