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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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I give Opal Minded my absolute best recommendation!

I have gotten exceptional service from Opal Minded on several occasions: When I bought my necklace... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Christina M
A present for my wife

we were looking for opals for my wife and we met a very helpful and not pushy young lady who guided... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
roger j
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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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"precious stones"
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"great shopping experience"
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"engagement ring"
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"left australia"
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"no pressure to buy"
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"sales lady"
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"lovely ring"
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"beautiful collection"
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"beautiful pieces"
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"great education"
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"ear rings"
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"jewelry pieces"
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"highly recommend this store"
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"great sales"
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"lovely shop"
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"visited sydney"
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"valeria"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have gotten exceptional service from Opal Minded on several occasions: When I bought my necklace, they were patient and service-minded when I tried a wide variety before finding the right one, and they were even very welcoming of my almost 3-year old son who...More

1  Thank Christina M
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opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Christina , I am so glad we were able to help you with your lost invoice; it is always a pleasure to assist our customers and years afterward! Again, I am so sorry to hear that you lost your opal pendant but happy we...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

we were looking for opals for my wife and we met a very helpful and not pushy young lady who guided us through the process. A professional jewellery store rather than a tourist trap! Recommended!More

1  Thank roger j
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opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Roger, I am so glad we were able to find your wife the perfect stone to match what she had in mind. It was a pleasure to show you through our collection and help you both understand the features of different stones and the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a very pleasant shopping experience with Emma's help at Opal Minded. I was interested in purchasing an opal pendant for each of our daughters and Emma spent a lot to time explaining features of opals and their care. She was mindful of my...More

1  Thank cpwp8
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opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Carol, It is so touching to hear how much you enjoyed your time in our boutique. It was such a pleasure finding the perfect pendants for your daughters! I’m delighted that you feel you learned a lot about opals while you were with me....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was on a Business Trip to Sydney and my Mum is on holiday from Vietnam so she tagged along! She wanted to do some shopping and we checked online for good places to go get Opal and came across Opal Minded. I wanted a...More

1  Thank NTNguyen71
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opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear NTNguyen Your remarks are a true joy to read, I am so glad you and your mother enjoyed your time in our boutique. We strive to ensure that every customer feels welcome, so it is lovely to hear that your mother, who did not...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did not know much about Opals, but was advised by my friends that when in Australia, one must get an Opal! I was curious about Opal Minded as I had read such wonderful things online, and I was pleased to find out that they...More

1  Thank SalLongford
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opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sally, Thank you for the kind words, it was so lovely meeting you and likewise a pleasure to assist you in selecting your first Australian Opal! We do pride ourselves on having a wide range of jewellery both in design and pricing. I hope...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always intended to purchase a piece of Opal jewellery when I visited Australia for the first time. It also happens to be my birthstone. I had looked for recommendations and Opal Minded were high on the list. Number 1 in fact. I had done...More

Thank Harris1962
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opalminded, other at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Deborah, It was such a treat to read your lovely comments this morning, I am so glad we found such a perfect piece for you! You and your kind friend were an absolute pleasure to work with in store and although it was your...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

This store is unique as there is no middle man. The owner of the store IS the owner of the mine. I wouldn’t be surprised to learn that the staff know every stone, and it’s setting. They are forthright about the value and worth of...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

With so much choice for opal shops in Australia, I really didn’t know where to go for a serious investment piece and, above all, for quality. I decided then to follow Lonely Planet advise, thinking it would have been touristy but still...as long as there’s...More

Thank philosand
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

I was visiting the store along with my partner. We were immediately greeted by Kayleigh, invited in and welcomed to the store. She asked great questions to find what we were looking for and promptly showed us several pieces that fit our request. I was...More

Thank Regina C
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I honestly can't say enough positive things about this place. If you are looking for opals, (or an education on them,) there is simply no place else to go. We knew we wanted opals when we headed to Australia from the US, and after doing...More

Thank Wendy Jo G
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opalminded, Director of Sales at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Wendy, Thank you for choosing our shop to purchase your beautiful opal rings. We are glad to see every lady in the group find the rings they love. We take pride in our opal background and expertise and like to share our knowledge with...More

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DM19742015
19 January 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
12 September 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
30 April 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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