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Rockhounds

Closes in 11 min: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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New location, same top quality & service

New, bright location just down the road... But same superb service and amazing selection of opals... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
K_H_eats
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Sydney, Australia
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I first met Paul and Dafang several years ago. I was so impressed with their knowledge, selection... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2019
Jet501042
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141 George Street The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New, bright location just down the road... But same superb service and amazing selection of opals. Only place to visit for genuine knowledge & quality opals in Sydney.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank K_H_eats
Reviewed August 5, 2019

I first met Paul and Dafang several years ago. I was so impressed with their knowledge, selection of opals and their personalized service. I look forward to visiting their new shop because I know I won't find a better opal dealer in Australia. You will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2019

Some 18 years ago I received a gift of a beautiful and unusual Queensland opal pendant purchased from Rockhounds in Sydney. It always drew ooh's and ah's not only because of the stone and its lovely silver casing, but the clever way that a drizzle...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2019

My husband and I purchased some earrings while on Christmas vacation and unfortunately several months later I noticed that one of the stones had fallen out. I contacted Denise at Rockhounds and without hesitation she said she would replace the stone for me at no...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

We stopped by this old opal shop that we have shopped at before while in Sydney and bought several opals at. I like their selection because they offer all sorts of opals (white, triplets and boulder), jewelry and rocks from inexpensive to high gem quality...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank midwaytoheaven
DeniseC3257, Public Relations Manager at Rockhounds, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Dear Midwaytoheaven, Thanks you very much for your review, we appreciate your encouraging comments. We are very delighted you have a good shopping experience with us, hope you enjoy your opals and looking forward to see you again on your next trip down under. By...More

Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Came to The Rocks with my family in search of an opal ring for my 40th birthday. Paul at Rockhounds was extremely helpful in explaining the differences in opals. His knowledge and experience was very reassuring. I soon found my perfect choice and subsequently nothing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank K_H_eats
DeniseC3257, Manager at Rockhounds, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Dear K H eats, We really appreciate your nice review and delighted to know you had a pleasant experience shopping with us. You are same as us, we all LOVE OPALS! they are just so amazing. We are going to move to a new shop...More

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

I decided i wanted a opal trinket to take home from our first visit to Sydney. We visited many shops and jewellers selling opal jewellery. They were either high end and out of our price range or felt a tad too touristy and dare I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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DeniseC3257, Manager at Rockhounds, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Hi, Crystal, It is great to know you are happy shopping with us. Reading your reviews, brings a big smile to my face. Thank you!! Hope you love your ring and see you again in Sydney.

Reviewed July 16, 2018

I visited multiple tourist trap opal shops before I remembered where I had seen a shop window with beautiful opal jewelry - Rockhounds, 141 George Street in The Rocks area not far from the Circular Quay train station. Trust me, you will not find higher...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Pugrider
DeniseC3257, Manager at Rockhounds, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Thanks for your glorious review and kindness. " The best place to buy opal jewellery in Sydney" This is the highest compliment we can expect from our customers. Thank you !! We will keep up our good work and see you again in our new...More

Reviewed April 29, 2017

My first purchase from Rockhounds was in 2015, as the store was recommended to me by a native. The opals there are of the highest quality and are noticeably more reasonable than any other jewelry store in Sydney. Not only do they feature a wider...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Dennis M
DeniseC3257, Manager at Rockhounds, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Dear Dennis, Thanks for your review. You wrote: " give Rockhounds a look before you put your money down" This is exactly what we want say to all opal buyers. You are right, we don't pay commissions to nobody; we keep an honest price for...More

Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Good variety if prices, sizes and colors. Most are quite pricey though and I didn't see a lot of unique or 1 of a kind designs.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
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