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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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Fantastic Service!

Went to Unique Opal Mine whilst on holidays to look for an opal ring for ourselves as a treat. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Deborah D
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Extremely overpriced.

If you are in the market for opals make sure you really do your homework, including going on line... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
65annmarie
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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 3 days ago via mobile

Went to Unique Opal Mine whilst on holidays to look for an opal ring for ourselves as a treat. The men there were so obliging and helpful and we got a terrific discount for buying with cash. Huge range to choose from. We each got...More

Thank Deborah D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in the market for opals make sure you really do your homework, including going on line to check out prices. I do not think they were guilty of fake opals, which are all over the place, but prices were extreme.More

Thank 65annmarie
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Unique O, Owner at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Annmarie I am really sorry for your experience but in our defence we know your comments are wrong... and most people know you can not buy a coloured gemstone online as you cannot define the colours from a photo or video as these days...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice store at the heart of the Adelaide downtown mall. Very helpful sales associates. Quick and easy service.

Thank Dana M
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

We visited this display and was pleasantly surprised about the display. I was hesitant in visiting the shop initially as I thought there would be high pressure sales attached but no, we were welcome to visit the display and browse the shop - and it...More

Thank Sonia1995
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Unique O, Owner at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Hello Sonia Thank you for your kind words and positive review. We are confident we have Adelaides and Australias largest and best selection of opal on display. We are constantly visiting all the opal mines looking for the newest discovered opal material in the rough...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I bought a beautiful black opal ring from this store as a souvonear from my trip.They provide you with information on where in Australia your opal was mined from and resized it within half an hour. Very friendly staff that make your choice of jewelry...More

Thank Violet H
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Unique O, Owner at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Hello Violet Thank you for such a positive review. As spoken with you this should not happen and we give an international warranty. It was great to sort this out and get a positive. Hope to see you again at our store. Take care Tim

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Hunted for a amethyst necklace for my wifes birthday Looked at all the jewellers in city but none had anything suitable Tried the opal mine and just picked the stone and the shop fashioned it as required and at a lot cheaper than the retail...More

Thank John M
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Unique O, Owner at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Hello John Thank you for a great detailed review. Happy to help Hope to see you again Steven

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

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

Thank Cheryl d
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Unique O, Owner at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

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 15 April 2018 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 19 April 2018

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 9 April 2018

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 19 April 2018

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 30 March 2018

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 April 2018

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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