A black and white photo of a young woman. Shown in color, a blue opal ring with a gold band is worn on her finger.

Australian opal, opal jewellery, and gemstone and crystal jewellery, are our life and our passion. 

Black Star Opal offers an exceptional online opal gemstone and opal jewellery shopping experience, bringing the spectacular colour and beauty of this rare and precious gemstone direct from Australia’s opal mines to customers around the globe.

We also offer unique faceted and raw gemstone and crystal jewellery featuring popular stones such as amethyst, apatite, blue topaz, chrysocolla, citrine, dendritic agate, fluorite, herkimer diamond, labradorite, larimar, malachite, moonstone, morganite, perifot, rhodochrosite, tanzanite and tourmaline, among others.

Offering only the highest quality Australian opal, gemstone and crystal jewellery products, Black Star Opal makes owning a piece of these stunning natural gems easy and affordable, with all jewellery settings made of only the finest quality gold and silver.

At Black Star Opal, we pride ourselves on:


We are a family-owned business involved in the Australian opal industry since 1969. Initially specialising in opal mining, opal cutting and exporting opals internationally while based in the world-famous outback opal mining town of Lightning Ridge, we now sell opal gemstones and opal jewellery worldwide via our online business and at our retail store, The Opal Centre, located at The Big Banana theme park on the Australian Coffs Coast.


As an established and reputable wholesale and retail Australian opal and opal jewelry, gemstone jewellery and crystal jewellery business, we are directly connected to an extensive network of Australian opal miners, leading opal jewellery and gemstone suppliers. We also have a team of experienced and skilled jewellery craftsmen at our call. This ensures our prices remain competitive and affordable for all budgets.


Black Star Opal offers a wide range of natural, ethically sourced Australian opal as well as opal, gemstone and crystal jewellery designs in traditional settings and modern styles, including one-off, handcrafted pieces. We can also assist with designing a custom piece as a special gift or just for you.

Our opal collection includes untreated polished Australian opals, opal rings, opal earrings, opal pendants and opal bracelets, as well as gemstone and crystal earrings, rings and pendants. In addition to women's jewellery, we also offer men's opal rings.


If your purchase is not quite what you were after, or you’d like to exchange for another item, we’re more than happy to help.


We take care of the cost of worldwide shipping for all orders over AUD $200 and provide free insurance for all orders over AUD $1000. 


We love seeing our customers happy and satisfied, and are pleased to assist with any questions you have about Australian opal, opal jewellery or your online purchase.


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Combined with our secure Shopify payment gateway, our customers can rest assured their purchase and transaction information is 100% safe and protected.