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Opal Bin

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Beautiful Opals.

Opal Bin had an amazing array of beautiful opals. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable, patient... read more

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Reviewed 9 July 2018
224gemma
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Canberra, Australia
30 year anniversary

Justine was very professional in her guidance in helping us choose the right opal for the occasion... read more

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Reviewed 3 July 2018
hiltonasktra
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Thirroul, Australia
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See the very BEST solid Lightning Ridge Opal collection in Australia. We Mine, Cut, Polish, Carve and Design all our own opals. Unique, classic and interesting jewellery designs in silver and gold by Justine Buckley. On site professional Opal carver...more
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47 Morilla St, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Opal Bin had an amazing array of beautiful opals. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable, patient (we revisited the shop several times looking for that special opal) and very helpful.

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Thank 224gemma
Opal Bin C, Manager at Opal Bin, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you. I am so happy to hear you loved my opal display. :)

Reviewed 3 July 2018

Justine was very professional in her guidance in helping us choose the right opal for the occasion. Thanks Hilton and Leanne

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Opal Bin C, Manager at Opal Bin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you...but I am sure that piece chose you...so beautiful :) Enjoy

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Very informative.. Explained about Opals and what each type was and their meaning and value was. Beautiful range..No trouble with resizing.. So hard to pick something (but i did😀) could of bought more... Will be back.. Thanks for all your help..

Thank Bronwyn C
Opal Bin C, Manager at Opal Bin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank You. I am so happy you found a piece to call your own...it can be hard to choose! See you next time :)

Reviewed 20 June 2018

After visiting most of the jewellery stores in Lightning Ridge, I found just what I was looking for at the Opal Bin situated on the main road. The store is very clean and uncluttered, and carries a wide variety of opal jewellery pieces, all beautifully...More

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Opal Bin C, Manager at Opal Bin, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank You for your wonderful review. It is always lovely to hear that people have enjoyed their experience in our shop and that they are enjoying the special pieces they buy here. :)

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Fabulous demonstration by Justine about how opals are cut and polished. Great experience and a lovely shop full of magnificent Lightening Ridge opals. Thoroughly recommend a visit.

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Opal Bin C, Manager at Opal Bin, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank You for the wonderful review. At the Opal Bin we strive to show the best that Lightning Ridge can offer :)

Reviewed 18 June 2018

I love that this shop sells opal from their own mine. All of the jewellery is made in Australia and there are pieces set in silver which are great quality, unique and not expensive. I found a great pair of earrings for my goddaughter and...More

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Opal Bin C, Manager at Opal Bin, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank You! It is so wonderful to hear such nice words :)

Reviewed 18 June 2018

Visit was great, tour good, the owners were fantastic giving us the insight of how opal are cut and polishing, letting us polish an opal.Great experience.

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Opal Bin C, Manager at Opal Bin, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank You for the lovely review :)

Reviewed 17 November 2017

We visited the Opal Inn as part of a paid tour of the area. We were introduced to the owner of the premises, who then escorted us to the rear of the shop and introduced as to the skill of Opal cutting and polishing. After...More

Thank Gary M
Opal Bin C, Manager at Opal Bin, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Glad you enjoyed the demonstration

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed Justine's demonstration. She is friendly, helpful and warm. We love her designs. They are unfussy and show off the beauty of the opals very well. Thank you.

Thank Sandra F
Opal Bin C, Manager at Opal Bin, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you Sandra. I am happy to hear you had a great experience and enjoyed our showroom/Gallery and my designs. Your review is appreciated.

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

very friendly staff full of knowlege and happy to spend the time to make sure you get the product that is right for you at the best value. everyone who comes to the Ridge should buy a black opal. they won't be around forever but...More

Thank Justin C
Opal Bin C, Manager at Opal Bin, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Thank you Justin, Your review is wonderful and so nice to hear you enjoyed the experience of shopping here...and I totally agree.....everyone needs to buy a black opal! The most beautiful and one of the rarest gemstones in the world!!!! Ps....Great name ;) Justine B

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