Australian opals account for 95% of the world’s supply. Learn about Australia’s geological history, the start of its opal trade, and its sources.
Many varieties of gems besides diamond can be created in the laboratory. Our synthetic gemstone guide covers many examples and explains their manufacture.
Pearls and opals have special setting, cleaning, and storage needs. Our care guide for pearls and opals will show you how to keep your jewelry beautiful.
Helpful tips, details and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Shadow Star".
Successful tips and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Flat Top Opal".
Covers essential opal faceting information and related issues, research, tips, and guides about Opal Faceting. Choose what best fits the criteria for Opal.