Category Archives: Aronstam Opal Show

Ethiopian Opal

In 1994, a new opal discovery was announced in the east African country of Ethiopia. It was located in the province of Shewa, near the village of Mezezo. People always get excited about gem-quality opal, and these opals were unlike anything anyone had ever seen. They were dubbed “chocolate opals” for the dark brown body…

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What Kind of Opal are You?

Opals are a pretty big deal in my store. They are one of my favorites; in fact, they are my favorite. Boulder opal especially appeals to me because of its inherent variety. They’re unique and different, like the things I design. No two can ever be just alike, and each one marches to the beat…

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Opal – October Birthstone

“It displays at once the piercing fire of carbunculas, the purple brilliance of amethystos, and the sea-green of smaragdus, and all these glittering colors mixed together in an incredible way. Some opali carry such a play within them that they equal the deepest and richest colors of painters. Others again simulate the flaming fire of…

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Annual Opal Show

The time is now. My annual opal show starts tomorrow. Roger, my opal dealer, will be here, and he’ll stay until Saturday afternoon. If you have never been to one of my opal shows, I would be so bold as to suggest that you are missing out. I try to have something for everyone, and…

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Second Opal Show Announcement

I just wanted to toss out another reminder that my annual opal show happens in a little more than two weeks. Keep an eye out for your postcard in the mail, and I hope you’ll come out to see some beautiful examples from almost all points on the spectrum of opals. Roger always has wonderful…

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Annual Opal Show is Coming Up

Mark your calendars. My annual opal show is scheduled for Thursday, October 2nd, through Saturday, October 4th. For those of you who have never been to one of my opal shows, one of my oldest friends is an opal dealer from Australia. We clear out my bridal cases for a few days, and Roger fills…

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10 reasons to come to Aronstam’s Opal Show

Come to our Opal Show October 3rd – 5th and feast your eyes on opals like you have never seen before. Big, bold, on fire, hugely radiant, in rare opalescent colors. October 3rd 10am-8pm, October 4th 10am-6pm & October 5th from 10am-2pm If you have ever wondered why I am in love with opals, these…

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Opals, opals, opals and more opals!

JOIN US FOR THE ANNUAL OPAL SHOW AT ARONSTOM The opal show is 10/3 10am-8pm, 10/4 10am-6pm, 10/5 10am-2pm. Guess what’s happening at Aronstam Fine Jewelers in October. You guessed, our annual opal show direct from Australia! I can guarantee that we can show you the unbelievable beauty of opals that you have never seen…

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