Australian Opal Rubs Rough

Individually selected Solid Australian Opal Rubs Rough suitable for the Professional and Opal Enthusiast alike!


Lightning Ridge Black Opal Rub

Presented here is a varied selection of Black & Semi-Black Opal Rubs & Rough from the renowned black opal mining fields of Lightning Ridge.


Cooberpedy Crystal Opal Rub


We also offer Crystal & Light Based Opal Rubs & Rough from Lightning Ridge & the Cooberpedy region.





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View our varied selection of Opal Rubs & Rough from the renowned black opal mining fields of Lightning Ridge & Coober Pedy.


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CooberPedy Top Gem Crystal Opal Rub

R046 - Price: SOLD!
6.3 Carats Brilliant Coober Pedy Top Gem Crystal Opal Rub!  (Must see VIDEO link below...)
A brilliant & stunning piece of high quality Gem Crystal Opal, this piece has been rubbed back to expose these magnificent sunset reds of red oranges, neon bright in their intensity!
As can be seen in the photos & video, the thickness of the Gem bar is very substantial indeed.  This fine Gem should produce one or two outstanding Gem Opals, depending on what one wants as a finished item.

Opal Type: High Gem Quality Crystal Opal Rub Solid
Origin: Coober Pedy, South Australia
Opal Size: 19.8mm x 9.80mm x 4.0mm thick
Weight: 6.3 carats
Colour: Sunset reds, red-oranges
Brightness: Brilliant!



Cooberpedy REd multi-colour Gem Crystal Opal Rub R043 R043 - Price: SOLD!
6.2 Carats Very Bright CooberPedy Red Multi-Colour Gem Crystal Opal Rub!
A beautiful skin to skin Gem quality Crystal Opal Rub, very b right with gorgeous clean crystal reds, blues & greens playing at every turn of the Gem!
The face of this lovely Gem has been rubbed to a 1,200 diamond grit prefinish to show the beauty & potential to it's best & is ready for final shaping,cutting & polishing.

Opal Type: High Quality Gem Crystal Opal Rub Solid
Origin:  Coober Pedy, South Australia
Opal Size: 24.0mm long x 14.5mm wide (widest point) x 2.8mm thick (average)
Weight: 6.2 carats
Colour: Red Multi-Colour
Brightness: Very Bright
Photographed:  Dry in Sunlight



Lightning Ridge Solid Black Opal Rubs

R038 - Price: $182.00
5.2 carats Very Bright Lightning Ridge Solid Black Opal Rubs !
Three beautiful clean solid Black Opal Rubs, N2 in body tone with 2 of the stones playing brilliant emerald greens & the third piece playing reddish-oranges golds, blues & greens.
The triangular piece measures 11.2mm x 9.0mm x 2.75mm thick.
The long rectangular piece measures 15.5mm x 5.8mm x 2.25mm thick.
The third piece measures 8.5mm x 6.0mm x 4.7mm thick.
These beautiful Black Rubs are recommended for an experienced butter to bring out the best in these lovely Gems.!

Opal Type: Gem N2 Black Solid Opal Rubs
Origin:  Lightning Ridgge, NSW, Australia
Opal Size: As shown above
Weight: 5.2 carats
Colour: 2 x Emerald Greens,  1 x red-orange multi-colour
Brightness: Very Bright !
Photographed:  Dry in Sunlight



Cooberpedy Gem Crystal Solid Opal Rub/Rough
R055 - Price: SOLD!
5.6 Carats BRILLIANT CooberPedy Top Quality Gem Crystal Solid Opal Rub/Rough
This is a gorgeous skin to skin flawless clean & very bright top quality Gem Crystal opal Rub, mined from the Hans Peak Opal Field at Coober Pedy.
This is an outstanding gem, translucent with full colour play at every turn & movement of the gem with beautiful reds, oranges, golds, lemon-yellow, blues & greens in an abundant display of pure Crystal fire!!
Rubbed to a 1,200 diamond grit prefinish to reveal the clarity & full potential of this gorgeous opal - finish shaping, sanding & polishing of this piece will produce a very fine & very valuable Gemstone!

Opal Type: Top Quality Gem Crystal Opal Rub Solid
Origin:  Hans Peak Opal mining field,Cooberpedy, South Australia
Opal Size: 17.5mm x 14.8mm (wide end) x 3.9mm thick
Weight: 5.6 carats
Colour: Reds, oranges, golds, lemon yellow, blues & greens
Brightness: Brilliant !
Photographed:  Dry in Sunlight



Cooberpedy Gem Crystal Solid Opal Rub R057




R057 - Price: $72.00
3.08 Carats Very Bright Coober Pedy High Quality Gem Crystal Solid Opal Rub/Rough
This is a beautiful skin to skin, flawless, clean & very bright high quality gem crystal opal rub, mined from the Hans Peak Opal Field at Coober Pedy.

This is a gorgeous Gem, translucent with great colour play at every angle making it a perfect candidate for a lovely Ring design or alternatively, a stunning Pendant piece.
On display are beautiful reds, oranges, rich greens & blues & a few purples playing inn a vibrant floral/rolling flash pattern.   Rubbed to a 1,200 diamond grit prefinish to reveal the clarity & faull potential of this lovely piece of Crystal Opal, final shaping, sanding & polishing of this piece will produce a very fine opal gemstone!

Opal Type: High Quality Gem Crystal Opal Rub/Rough Solid
Origin:  Hans Peak Opal mining field, Coober Pedy, South Australia
Opal Size: 12.3mm long x 12.8 mm wide x 3.0mm thick
Weight:  3.08 carats
Colour: Reds, Oranges, Rich Greens & Blues & a few Purples
Brightness: Very Bright !
Photographed:  Dry in Sunlight




Cooberpedy Gem Crystal Solid Opal Rub

R058 - Price:  SOLD!
3.65 Carats Very Bright CooberPedy High Quality Gem Crystal Solid Opal Rub/Rough
A gorgeous piece that plays very bright red-oranges & sky blues in a vibrant small harlequin pattern.
This opal rub is clean, flawless & would make an amazing Ringstone or stunning designer opal Pendant.
The photos really say it all with this beutiful Gem!

Rubbed to a 1,200 diamond grit prefinsih to reveal the clarity & potential of this gorgeous piece, final shapaing, sanding & polishing of this opal will produce a very fine Gem.

Opal Type: High Quality Gem Crystal Opal Rub/Rough Solid
Origin: Hans Peak Opal Mining Field, Coober Pedy, South Australia
Opal Size: 14.7mm long x 13.3 mm wide  x 2.6 mm thick
Weight:  3.65 carats
Colour: Red-Oranges & Sky-Blues
Brightness:  Very Bright
Photographed:  Dry in Sunlight





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