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Address: 8 Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Phone Number: 0886725690
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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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Came here purchased some opals very friendly and helpful owners, I felt I could trust them, they went out of their way to help with my purchase

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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St Austell, United Kingdom
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St Austell, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here purchased some opals very friendly and helpful owners, I felt I could trust them, they went out of their way to help with my purchase

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Auckland, New Zealand
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was advised to visit Opalious by the Motel manager. We went into the shop expecting a typical jewellers. Opalious is not a typical jewellers! They are a family owned business who have sourced the opals themselves. They came to Coober Pedy in the 1970's for a 3 month visit and are still there! They are extremely helpful and informative. A... More 

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Cairns Region, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great shop, lots of variety as Stella has so many different items she has made herself. Thank you Stella!

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Thank Mistycal49
Bristol, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome from the owners with no attempt to make you buy. Full of information about their mine and family history and willing to show every aspect of their business. You may be lucky to get a free gift and a purchase ensures you entry into their draw . Guess who left a few dollars lighter.

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Thank John35_13
Melbourne, Florida
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Owners of this business are sensational. Explaining everything, then sending us to look at other premises to ensure we definitely wanted our purchase. Having been at every store that was open in town, we were happy to go back. Service, knowledge and elcome amazing

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Thank Grandma07012007
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

I entered the shop in search for a souvenir of my time in Coober Pedy, and I got so much more! Stella was welcoming, but not pushy. She eagerly shared her family's amazing story and proudly shared her knowledge of opals. There was so much choice in opal earrings and Stella helped me match according to skin tone. If there... More 

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Thank Anna H
York, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Do visit this shop when your're looking to buy an opal. The friendliness of the owner makes you feel very welcome and you're under no obligation. Stella was so interesting to listen to and she encouraged the grandchildren to look at everything and rewarded their interest with a bag of rough opals - they were thrilled to bits. She matched... More 

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Thank 357Mags
england
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

So friendly so nice! She gave me a lucky stone and a free sample of opals!! And has no problem with you looking for as long as you wish!

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Thank bambiwambi
Greta, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The motel owner where we stayed suggested this place & we weren't disappointed. So helpful & friendly were the owners that I actually felt a tad disappointed that we'd already bought jewellery for my daughter elsewhere literally minutes before. So while it wasn't planned we bought more here. Although small the kids felt comfortable browsing & to satisfy their curiosity... More 

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Thank Darren R
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

On my recent trip to Coober Pedy I visited Opalios where Stella and family warmly greeted me with a free gift. I was impressed by the owners' attentive but non invasive approach when it comes to sales/customer service. Stella was patient to provide information about the opal types and the history of their family business. We were able to take... More 

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