How to Tell If an Opal is Real?
Fail-safe ways to spot a fake To the untrained eye, spotting the difference between a natural opal and a sophisticated synthetic may not be immediately apparent. The spectrum of artificial opals varies from the obviously fake to the hard-to-detect lab-produced. To help authenticate your opal, check out some benchmarked identifiers below. Real opal vs lab […]Read more
How to Assess an Opal’s Value?
Discover what makes an opal valuable – before you invest Like any high-end purchase, you’ll want to ensure you’re investing in something that can hold its value over time. If it’s a gemstone or fine jewellery you’ve set your sights on, you can’t look past premium Australian opal – considered the best quality in the […]Read more
How to Buy an Opal Online? The Ultimate Guide
How to buy an Opal Online? Your ultimate guide to buying an unset opal or opal jewellery online With an abundance of online opal sites, a wide range of prices and varying opal characteristics to consider, buying opal online is an exciting journey but can also be a daunting one if you’re unsure of what […]Read more
Opal Minded Awarded Best Ethical Jewellery Brand 2021 by LUX Life Magazine
We are honoured and humbled to be recognised as the Best Ethical Jewellery Brand – Asia Pacific in LUXLife Magazine’s acclaimed 2021 Global Excellence Awards. LUXlife Magazine is the UK’s premium lifestyle publication covering all aspects of high-end lifestyle, including the finest, high-end jewellery, art, food and drink, hotels and resorts, health and beauty, automotive, […]Read more
Is An Opal the Right Gemstone for You?
Uncover Opal symbolism and some intriguing benefits of wearing it You may not know it, but there is a whole lot more to an opal than meets the eye. Beyond their exquisite beauty and enchanting colour play lies a tapestry of rich history and fascinating beliefs on opal symbolism and its healing qualities. The opal […]Read more
Setting the Benchmark for Guilt-Free Fine Jewellery
With sustainably mined Australian precious Opals Consuming consciously is by no means a new concept. Most of us are educated on how to consume fashion in a more eco-friendly and sustainable way. However, when it comes to buying jewellery, many are still unsure of what qualifies as ‘ethical’ and ‘sustainable’. As advocates of sustainable jewellery, […]Read more
A Union of Beauty and Brilliance
A bespoke opal engagement ring by Opal Minded is quite simply a cut above the rest You’re unlikely to find a jewellery house more dedicated to their craft than Opal Minded. In operation since 1989, Opal Minded has been procuring and setting some of Australia’s most sublime opals to adorn women who have an appreciation […]Read more
Where are Opals Found?
An Opal’s origin can reveal a lot about its quality and value. Check out our beginner’s breakdown before you buy. Are you trying to unearth the perfect Opal? While there may be other zones beyond Australia that have established opal mining operations, Australia boasts the world’s most brilliant supply of these fine and exquisite gemstones. […]Read more
Why Opal Jewellery Is The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift
With Mother’s Day fast approaching (9th May 2021), it will soon be time to celebrate the bond with your mother, and thank her for the love and life she gave you with the Mother’s Day opal jewellery. The possibilities of expressing your gratitude are endless, yet, the most lasting impression will be invariably left by […]Read more
Why Should I Choose An Australian Opal Engagement Ring?
Choosing or designing the perfect engagement ring can be a challenge. However, your loved one deserves the time it takes to consider the crucial points, ponder upon what symbolism you would like for it to represent, and find a match that is as relevant as the gesture you are about to make and the promise […]Read more