Hand crafted by Taranto Opals.

On seeing a Taranto Opal, there is no doubting the unrivalled individuality of this gemstone. Multidimensional and infinitely colourful, the opal can enhance any occasion, in any season, in any nation of the world. It is also Australia's iconic gemstone with 97% of the world's supply originating from the Australian outback.

Gold & Silver Opal Rings, Opal Pendants, Opal Earrings, Opal Bracelets, Opal cufflinks, Opal Beads and a selection of Rough Opal Parcels.

Boulder Opal Miner- Since 89' & still mining Opals.

Contact Joe Taranto via phone on 0488 488 696 

Taranto Opals Open Cut Opal Mine 2014

For 21 continuous years we have been mining boulder opal and wholesaling and exporting Solid Opal throughout the world.

We are passionate about Opals and we provide both extremely high quality Boulder Opal and commercial grade.
Our product previously only available exclusively to Wholesalers and for the Export Market, is now available to you direct. Our opals, mined in Central Queensland, are
among the most beautiful and valuable stones you will ever see, and now Taranto Opal brings them direct to you.

Purchase confidently knowing that Buy Opals (Taranto Opals) is dedicated to providing quality in service and design to guarantee each and every one of our timeless pieces.


Australian opal can be a sound long-term investment, with value appreciation climbing yearly. Few visitors to Australia return home without buying an opal. In the past, most purchases were quite modest, however today we see a far greater realisation of the investment values of solid or precious opal.

What does the future hold for Opals?

The jewellery industry is increasingly motivated by and linked to trends in the fashion industry. Fashion is all about colour and the colour schemes change seasonally. As opal is the only gemstone to contain all colours, with a play-of-colours and patterns, it is well-positioned to take advantage of this.

Opal jewellery is graceful and sophisticated. The charm of Opal jewellery is irresistible and it can add amazing splendor to the personality of the wearer. Opal earrings make best gifts to women and Opal rings are highly classy. The beauty of Opal pendants and Opal necklaces can make any neckline look sexy. Be it a formal event or a casual day out Opal jewellery including Opal bracelets, Opal rings, Opal earrings, Opal necklaces or Opal pendants can add superb elegance to the entire look of the wearer. Opal jewellery is really pretty and attractive but very few people actually know about the mystical properties of this stylish gemstone. 

About Us

 As multifaceted as the opal itself, the Taranto family offer their story as testimony to the genuine nature of their product, without middle men, without models, without mark ups.

Two generations of Taranto family opal miners still live where the gemstone is mined, overseeing the mining and maintenance of the home of the opal – Australia’s legendary outback.

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Opal Classification

Opal is a gemstone consisting of hydrated amorphous silica with the chemical formula SiO2.nH2O. There are two basic forms of opal described by visual appearance.

 Precious Opal - is opal which exhibits the phenomenon known as play-of-colour, produced by the diffraction of white light through a micro-structure of orderly arrayed silica spheres to produce changing spectral hues..

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Why buy Opals from Taranto Opal?

Taranto Opal is committed to providing goods of superior craftsmanship and quality.Our jewellery products are guaranteed to be free of original manufacturing defects and our Opals are carefully examined for defects prior to release.
If a manufacturing defect is found upon inspection by our jeweller we will have the item repaired or replaced at our discretion, free of charge provided it is returned with your receipt within 30 days of purchase.

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