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Opal Minded

55a George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9247 9885
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Best quality opals in Sydney!

On July 3, I bought a small but lovely opal pendant for $420 AUD. Even though I didn't spend a... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2017
Sue M
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Vancouver, Canada
And the Opal chose me, I did not choose the Opal.

A goal of our family trip is to always come home with something uniquely from that area. Either... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2017
Mia R
,
Green, Ohio, United States
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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 pret-a-porter classical and contemporary designs. Duty free prices.
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55a George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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+61 2 9247 9885
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"precious stones"
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"left australia"
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"great shopping experience"
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"engagement ring"
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"beautiful pieces"
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"no pressure to buy"
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"beautiful ring"
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"beautiful collection"
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"great education"
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Reviewed August 5, 2017

On July 3, I bought a small but lovely opal pendant for $420 AUD. Even though I didn't spend a fortune, Chelcie was really lovely. I completely adore my little opal. I highyly recommend this store. They only sell opals from their own mine in...More

2  Thank Sue M
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

A goal of our family trip is to always come home with something uniquely from that area. Either Art or Jewelry usually. This trip it was all about Opals. I educated myself first and then learned a bit more in Port Douglas. In Sydney we...More

2  Thank Mia R
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Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Thank you Kayleigh for helping me finding and making a ring that is just me. And thank you for letting me know how the ring was going along in the process. In opal minded they are very helpful and nice. Thank you! I'm very happy...More

2  Thank Dina P
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opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2017

Dear Dina, Thank you for your kind words, it was my absolute pleasure to assist in bringing your dream ring to life. I am delighted I was able to share that moment with you. I hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday, and do...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2017

We haven't had much experience in buying jewelry so we have spent some time in the store. I really appreciate Embers help. Not only she helped us to buy the ring, but also briefed us on the history of opals, their typology and the types...More

2  Thank Szymon F
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opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

Dear Szymon, It was an absolute pleasure helping you choose a gift for your mother and I hope she loved the final choice as much as we did! I trust you and Agnes had a pleasant trip and so glad you were about to take...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2017

Miranda helped me select an opal within my budget. In so doing, she was so kind and engaging. She was very helpful in perusing their extensive inventory and ultimately, I found a very pretty piece that fit my budget and my casual style. She had...More

2  Thank JoanneSocal
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opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2017

Dear Joanne, Thank you very much for your kind words. I trust you and your husband have had a pleasant journey back to California. It was a great pleasure meeting you in our boutique, and assisting you finding the right opal pendant that you can...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2017

Having just been to Sydney Australia, my wife wanted Opals for her birthday! The first place I looked was on "Trip advisor", and I was not disappointed. Everything said about the store and the employees (Kayleigh O'Conner) working there was spot on. I received a...More

1  Thank Lloyd H
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opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2017

Dear Loyd, I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit here in Australia and in store. I’m elated to hear that you are happy with your one of a kind opal piece. We look forward to seeing you again if you find yourself...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Kayleigh O'Conner is a great Sales Executive who taught us about opals and gemstones. She was knowledgeable, sincere and informative. No pressure to buy. An easy and enjoyable way to buy opals. We highly recommend her and her store to learn more about Opals.More

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opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2017

Dear David, Thank you for your kind words. I’m extremely pleased to hear that you all enjoyed your experience with me here at Opal Minded. I do hope that your wife enjoys her exquisite, one of a kind opal pendant; and I hope to see...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2017

I knew I wanted a unique souvenir to take home from Sydney and I found an amazing one at Opal Minded. Kayleigh was extremely friendly and helped me find the perfect one for me. She knew so much about all the opals, it was so...More

2  Thank ericalindsey
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opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2017

Dear Erica, I am so delighted to hear from you. I thoroughly enjoyed assisting you in selecting your wonderful Jundah opal pendant. I am looking forward to seeing you again soon to find an equally stunning opal piece for your mother. Kindest regards, Kayleigh O’Connor

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Reviewed May 23, 2017

Saw another tripadvisor review so decided to go in. Miranda was great! She went through the different types of opals and what is important from a value perspective. She was patient and kind to me and my daughter as I looked at many rings. Highly...More

2  Thank Rissa_13
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opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2017

Dear Nerissa, Thank you so much for your kind words. I hope you have had a pleasant journey home. I trust you must be wearing that beautiful boulder opal with joy. Please say "hello" to Elena and good luck with her summer party planning. All...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2017

My goal was to purchase my first opal pendant in Australia. Hubby had checked out online stores that were near our Four Seasons' hotel so that we could simply walk to the opal shop and shop at leisure. Opal Minded was our first and last...More

1  Thank Ringaroundtherosie
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opalminded, Senior Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2017

Dear Mr & Mrs Hiranaga, It was my absolute pleasure meeting you both and discovering the perfect opal for you and your daughter/daughter in law. I trust they love them as much as we all do. I hope you had a safe trip back to...More

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DM19742015
January 19, 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
September 12, 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
April 30, 2017|
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Response from Renata B | 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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