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Opal Minded

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
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I visited Opal Minded after having read the reviews on Trip Advisor. I have nothing but good things... read more

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happyottawa2
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Ottawa, Canada
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A Goal Met with Expertise and Caring

My wife wanted to buy earrings to match a pendant we had purchased in New Zealand 25 years earlier... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michael P
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Gainesville, Florida
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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...More
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55a George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited Opal Minded after having read the reviews on Trip Advisor. I have nothing but good things to say about this experience. The sales staff were friendly and patient, and they offered good suggestions to suit my budget. Given that none of the set...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife wanted to buy earrings to match a pendant we had purchased in New Zealand 25 years earlier. This was one of about three or four shops her research suggested we try and it was the third we visited. It took Nelly about five...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a family owned business who mines for opals locally. The selection was wonderful. The quality of opals was superb. Fiona helped us purchase exactly what we wanted. She also made going through customs very easy.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank 183marciam
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not planning on shopping in Sydney for an opal so I never checked recommendations. However, i walked right into this wonderfully-rated place and realized it was top notch. Fiona really got was I was looking for to try on. I just found something...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank golda2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for a reputable place to purchase opal jewelry while in Sydney in late January, 2019. I actually looked at Trip Advisor and found Opal Minded. Ember at Opal Minded could not have been more helpful! She walked me through a multitude of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank barbp536
opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Barbarann, I was so touched to read your review and happy to hear how thrilled you were with your opal earrings and matching ring. Discovering such a perfect match was really exciting. As every opal is a one of a kind creation, it can...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to purchase opals while in Australia and this business was recommended. We can’t say enough good things about Kayleigh and everyone else there. She was knowledgeable and taught us about different kinds of opals and quality. When we made...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank jayalgae
opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Gallagher, I would like to thank you so much for your touching review; you truly made my day. It was my great pleasure to be a part of your time here in Australia and have had the privilege of guiding you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this lovely store in the Rocks and learned much from Miranda. I found a gorgeous piece that required custom making it into a ring. In the end after a day of deliberations, decided not to get it after all given the large size and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Justsaygrace
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited multiple locations, these guys are the best. Found a gorgeous black opal pendent. They found matching earrings and modified so that it would sit properly and match the pendent. We had already left for Katomba and the owner and designer came over and delivered...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Odyssey1568
opalminded, Boutique Director at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Farvardin, It is so delightful to hear from you and I am very appreciative of your compliments. Although I have not seen your wife wear her new opal jewellery, I can imagine how beautiful it looks on her based on my bosses’ recount of...More

Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

This has to be one of the nicest shopping experiences I've had. I went in on my own in the hope of viewing a pendant that would catch my eye. I was served by a really delightful assistant named Fiona, who was honest, knowledgable and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
5  Thank D1546PMmichelleb
opalminded, Boutique Director at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Michelle, Thank you so much for your lovely review. I appreciate it very much that you trust Opal Minded, selected us to buy your beautiful pendants and recommended us to the lady you met in your hotel. It is such a good encouragement for...More

Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

We went to Opal Minded to buy an opal for our future daughter on our honeymoon. The staff was so kind and helpful. We bought a few beautiful and unique opals as gifts for family and friends. The staff took the time to explain everything...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank H1939KYemilyh
opalminded, Sales Executive at Opal Minded, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2019

Dear Emily and David, It was an absolute delight working with you the other day and I was truly touched to have been so helpful in finding the perfect opal for your daughter to be. My colleagues and I remarked what a beautiful idea it...More

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DM19742015
20 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
1 May 2017|
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Response from ReniaB | 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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