1. Always buy your opals and opal jewelry from a reputable dealer or jeweler. There are many different types of opal and it is crucial that you get the right care advice for the type of opal you have. Opal Trading Company is an expert in Australian opals. If you have opals from another origin, we are more than happy to help you get the information you require through our large network of international opal dealers.
Please note, the information provided here is for Australian opals only
2. Understanding what type of opal you have is key to caring for your piece correctly.
Is your opal solid? Or an opal doublet or an opal triplet? Want to know how to tell if your opal is a doublet or triplet? If you ever need help figuring out if your opal is solid, a doublet or a triplet, we are more than happy to help you. We have a number of articles on our website that may be of use. Otherwise please send us an email and we will endeavour to get you the information you require.