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Opal Minded

55a George Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 200, Australia (City Centre)
61 2 9247 9885
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Ranked #1 of 73 Shopping in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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 pret-a-porter classical and contemporary designs. Duty free prices. « less
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My mother visited Opal Minded while she was visiting me from Japan. She makes her own jewelry as a hobby, and she purchased a small but very interesting stone. Upon her return home, she designed a pendant with a gold back, and a small platinum piece to envision her image of the Sydney Harbour, with the opal piece she purchased... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Hi, I shopped here for my wife's birthday and the Opal Minded products and staff were splendid. Although we had been in Australia for 5 years, we did not ever look to buy opals till we went to Opal Minded. The staff are extremely patient and were very friendly to walk us through the whole concept of what an opal... More

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Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Staying in Sydney I visited Opal minded shop and was deeply impressed by both selection of jewellery they offer and friendly and professional staff. Special thanks to Lingjun Sun - he did good job helping me to select three gifts. Osvaldas

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Very friendly staff. I had a piece of jewelery repaired for free. After 5 yrs from when i brought it. . kind Regards Andrew Ryan.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Recently I visited the store while I was in Sydney and was impressed with everything I came across. Beautiful opals from their own mine in Australia. Valeria was exceptional with a beautiful smile. She was knowledgeable, patient, friendly and her hospitality was beyond my expectation. I bought two sets of jewellery and one of them happen to be Valeria's own... More

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Changshu, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Opal-minded is a great opal shop. The opal is so colorful! I appreciate it very much!Their staff Lingjun Sun is very nice! His explanation was so clear and he showed great patience to me.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

While looking around The Rocks recently I stopped in here, just to look at all the gems. Even though I wasn't buying anything the staff were really friendly and not at all pushy like some salespeople are. They have beautiful jewellery made from opals from their own mine - so a really good genuine Australian souvenir that you can actually... More

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County Laois, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Annoyingly the wedding ring I had been wearing a number of days snapped (not a good omen eh?) and so we were looking for something else but not a traditional diamond one as that's not my style. We happened upon the shop on our way to the bridge climb and stopped in to see what was on offer. Our sales... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Dear Cathy, I really appreciate your kindness in exchanging a new set of opal earring for me. I was so disappointed when I dropped one of the earring (I bought earlier) and later found it but in bad shape. When it was beyond repair I was heart broken. Thank you for this unbelievable experience! May

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

What is there to say? Very helpful, very nice. Not sure if I got a good deal, but I left feeling good anyways.

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