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Down to Earth Opals

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11 Morilla St, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
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Best little opal shop in the Ridge! Also a great range of Pandora and Thomas Sabo jewellery.

Great location, easy to find and is central to most accommodations. Staff is very knowledgeable in... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Debra S
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Lightning Ridge, Australia
Down to earth opals is the best

Vicki and Andrew are just the best they helped us out with polishing of our opal finds Vicki helped... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Mal C
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11 Morilla St, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Great location, easy to find and is central to most accommodations. Staff is very knowledgeable in all things opal.

1  Thank Debra S
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Vicki and Andrew are just the best they helped us out with polishing of our opal finds Vicki helped my partner find a amazing ring that suited her perfectly Vicki's amazing knowledge and freindliness makes any visit to Down to Earth opals a really rewarding...More

1  Thank Mal C
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is a very clean friendly store which displays a range of jewelry and glass dishes. If you need a stone cut and polished, this is the place to go. The owners display their own material and others but the wow factor comes from Vicki's...More

3  Thank Julie d
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Andrew was awesome! My kids took in a couple of opals they found and Andrew took the time to show then what to look for and took us all around to his work shop and showed to kids how the opals are clean up and...More

2  Thank Jayson F
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Vicki and Andrew offer a huge range and variety of sizes of all the types of opals. Vicki's knowledge and her ability to also design the jewellery on display was very informative for opal novices. there is a huge variety of colours to choose from,...More

2  Thank Ciaran N
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Had the pleasure of meeting Vicki and Andrew recently and their beautiful range of opals. They have such a love and passion for opals, and with over 20 years experience in the area their knowledge is extensive. Andrew still dabbles in his mine and Vicki...More

1  Thank derbynut
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Down to Earth Opals is simply amazing! My partner and I checked out all the shops in Lightening Ridge to buy some opals and this one has the best quality stones and the broadest range to pick from. Moreover, the service is the best! We...More

2  Thank Menko B
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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We visited Vicki and Andrew with our humble opal treasures after fossicking for a day. They were very helpful with information and Andrew generous with his time in polishing our stones. A visit is highly recommended. David and Therese Warrnambool Victoria

1  Thank David S
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

At about 430pm on a Friday afternoon, we went looking for an opal shop for a gift and also the unlikely possibility that someone could polish a piece of stone that our son had found which had some colour. We walked in to Down to...More

3  Thank Jamie C
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We went into Down to Earth Opals and meet Andrew and "Oh Boy" what a great man to talk to. He answered all our questions and show us how opals are mined what to look for if we wanted to go and try our luck....More

2  Thank Barbara S
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