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Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd

5 Rundle Mall | Shop 5, Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8211 7440
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Best Opal Shop

Hi Tim, Thank you for your honest and friendly service. We love the pendant we bought - it looks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheryl d
Great for Repairs in a hurry

My wife lost an opal from her jewellery. Steven was able to find a match and make good the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris W
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Best opal in Adelaide. A must visit! Free admission to The UNDERGROUND OPAL MINE located beneath our store. View the 100 million year old OPALISED DINOSAUR FOSSIL. Unique Opal and Diamond Manufacturers are the largest opal manufacturing jewellers and opal cutters in Adelaide offering the biggest range that is second to none! Both of our Master Jewellers and expert opal cutters work in store, so you can watch this amazing process of shaping, polishing and jewellery manufacturing first hand. Unique Opal mine is a huge tourist attraction and that special place to purchase that unique opal. Wholesale and Retail with Australias’ Largest collection of opal on display Unique Opal Mine has a beautifully created underground opal mine for you to explore, bringing to you the “Coober Pedy Experience” with the convenience of an Adelaide Rundle Mall location. In our mine you can see the veins of real opal as they would naturally occur in the rock and explore different regions of opal mining throughout the Australian opal fields. Take a few minutes to sit down and watch our short documentary on opals, explaining the different types, the regions where they are found and how they are formed. All of this is FREE admission :-) If you are lucky, one of our friendly jewellers and opal cutters may be in the process of cutting and polishing the raw stone on the equipment located in the mine area, and you can watch this amazing process of shaping and polishing these beautiful opals first hand! Unique Opal mine also has a 100 million year old Opalised Dinosaur Plesiosaur on display in store. This is one of Eight in the world ever discovered. In addition to our beautiful opal jewellery, our expert jewellers can custom make jewellery in any gemstone and metal. If you are searching for something Unique for your special occasion, come and see us. We can work with you on the design and offer a wide selection of stones for you to choose from. Our jewellers work in store, so you can watch them craft raw material into works of art. Unique Opal Mine are 100% South Australian owned and operated Unique Opal Mine offer a lifetime international guarantee on all purchases.
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5 Rundle Mall | Shop 5, Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi Tim, Thank you for your honest and friendly service. We love the pendant we bought - it looks spectacular. We enjoyed chatting to you and thanks for the local knowledge tips. Rowland and Cheryl

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Unique O, Owner at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Cheryl Thank you for a positive review...;-) Hope to have you visit our store some time again soon. Take care Tim

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife lost an opal from her jewellery. Steven was able to find a match and make good the ring. All done within 24 hours and included a polish and service. The tour was also informative.More

Thank Chris W
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Unique O, Owner at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Chris. Great detailed review...thank you very much. With 4 jewellers in store on site we can make this possible to get a repair done immediately whilst you wait. I am also happy you enjoyed our tour of our opal mine below our store! See...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 'Opal Mine' was not exactly what I had anticipated, but it was FREE, and there was a very interesting and informative video to watch about opals and places like Coober Pedy and Lightning Ridge. The Opals are beautiful to view. Don't expect to see...More

Thank Gayle M
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Unique O, Manager at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Gayle Thank you for your review Our opalized dinosaur in 100 million years old....great to see you found it interesting

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited last week. Stunning! Downstairs you learn about Opal mining and upstairs is a wonderful display of opal jewelry, every hue one can imagine. I chose a milky opal pendant - just beautiful! Steven Miles was knowledgeable, and extremely helpful, even showing me a...More

Thank Barbara H
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Unique O, Owner at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Barbara Thank you for your positive review. We pride ourself on being Adelaides and Australias best opal shop. Hope to see you again sometime Take care Steven

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

Visited this shop today. You go downstairs and watch a video about opal mining which was very interesting. In the shop upstairs there are lots of opals for sale. The staff were helpful but not pushy. I did purchase a ring and they re sized...More

Thank suemary14
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Unique O, Owner at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2018

Hello Sue Thank you for a positive review...great detail in your description ;-) Hope to see you again. Take care Tim

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Some beautiful stones. Only $60,000 to $115,000. Really? Much higher prices than anywhere else and they were snotty about it as well.More

Thank Greg S
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Unique O, Owner at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Hello Greg Thank you for your review... are you sure you have the right store? Our store has a huge range of opal from $15 to $300,000. I am sure you have the wrong store as our staff are never snotty and our prices are...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

A stunning display of opals. I was astounded at the beautiful selection - mostly beyond my budget, but free to look. Very friendly staff made it an enjoyable experience.

Thank Pauline M
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Unique O, Owner at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Hello Pauline Thank you for a positive review, Happy that our staff were friendly, and that your experience was enjoyable. Hope to see you again Steven

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Reviewed February 28, 2018

The staff here are friendly and educational. I was in the market for an opal, but the prices here seemed to be very high. They have beautiful stones however and going into the lower level to see jewelers working with the stones is quite interesting....More

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Unique O, Owner at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Hello Than you for your positive review Hope to see you again Tim

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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

What a helpful group. Very patient in assisting you while you are deciding which opal piece is talking to you. Thank you, I love my ring and earrings.

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Unique O, Owner at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Hello Anna, Thank you for your kind words in your positive review, We hope to see you visit our store again. Take care Tim

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Reviewed January 12, 2018

The basement of this place is great display of opal natural occurring. Staff are very friendly and helpful enjoyed viewing the displays

Thank Debbie B
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Unique O, Owner at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2018

Hello Debbie, thank you for a positive review. Thank you for mentioning the opal mine below our store. We hope to see you in our shop again. Tim

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