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“A cut above” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lightning Ridge Opal Mines

Lightning Ridge Opal Mines
175 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9654 4444
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Owner description: Melbourne's Number One Experience! Come in and learn about Australia's National Gemstone. Browse and select from our stunning selection of opals and opal jewellery and check out our Wildlife display - a little piece of the Outback in Melbourne's CBD. We are open Mon-Fri 9.30Am - 5.30Pm and Sat/Sun from 10.00Am-5.00Pm.
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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“A cut above”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

The fantastic service at Lightning Ridge opals did not end with the beautiful product on display but included a free opal cutting demonstration and lots of great information. The team could not have been more helpful or informative – they truly went above and beyond.

Visited May 2012
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“These people know their stuff - they are actual opal miners and cutters.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

We saw how opals were cut and polished and were then taught about valuation and identification. They were the only shop we went to in Australia that actually took the time to teach us. No pressure here, and great jewels and stones on display.

Visited March 2012
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