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World Records, Burglary and Dinosaurs – Five Famous Opals

World Records, Burglary and Dinosaurs – Five Famous Opals

If you ask us, opals are the best gemstone.  Not only are they breathtakingly beautiful with vivid colors and dynamic displays, they’re versatile and iconic, giving them a timeless beauty.  Since opals offer an amazing value, many people use opals as the foundation for their jewelry collection and rightly so.  […]

by March 11, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opal Blog
What is the Best Thing about Opal Gemstones?

What is the Best Thing about Opal Gemstones?

If you want to invest wisely when it comes to building a jewelry collection, you’ll begin by buying pieces featuring opal gemstones.  No doubt, this will come as no surprise to regular readers.  There’s no denying a definite affinity for opals here.  But personal preferences aside, this isn’t just about […]

by February 17, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opal Blog
Opal Jewelry Sets – Versatile Styles and Extraordinary Value

Opal Jewelry Sets – Versatile Styles and Extraordinary Value

Jewelry sets are a great way to establish a collection of fine jewelry right off the bat.  Sets also work as the jewelry equivalent of the ‘little black dress’ since they become versatile, flexible pieces the minute they are incorporated into your jewelry collection. We offer a number of sets […]

by January 17, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opal Blog
Our Top 10 Reasons to Buy Opal Jewelry

Our Top 10 Reasons to Buy Opal Jewelry

When people think about how to invest their money when it comes to jewelry, they aren’t usually thinking about resale value.  An investment in fine jewelry isn’t like an investment in stocks, bonds or even other forms of collectibles and loose gemstones.  No, the investment people make in their jewelry […]

by January 11, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opal Blog
Affordable Luxury, Uncompromising Quality – Our Opal Jewelry Under $199 Collection

Affordable Luxury, Uncompromising Quality – Our Opal Jewelry Under $199 Collection

There are many misconceptions about building a jewelry collection. Most people think it simply isn’t something they can afford to do. They believe high-quality pieces come with outrageous price tags which simply makes building a collection beyond their budget. While it’s true that there are plenty of high-priced pieces for […]

by January 2, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opal Blog
Featured Collection: Our 14K Gold Opal Collection

Featured Collection: Our 14K Gold Opal Collection

Regular shopper at Andersen-Beattie know that many of our opals are set against beautiful sterling silver.  Personally, I’ve always been drawn to the amazing harmonization that happens between silver and opals.  Our collection showcases that preference but that doesn’t mean we don’t have an appreciation for how gold can play […]

by December 8, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opal Blog
Which Opal Earrings Complement Your Look?

Which Opal Earrings Complement Your Look?

Opal earrings are a great way to incorporate opals into your jewelry collection in a way that makes opals even more accessible and versatile for any look or style.  The different styles and opal types mean that opal earrings can be used to complement any look – and finding the […]

by December 2, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opal Blog
How to Pair Opal Necklaces With Your Look

How to Pair Opal Necklaces With Your Look

Can you ever have enough necklaces? It seems like every woman’s jewelry collection always has a wider arrange of necklaces than almost any other type of jewelry. Necklaces are often the first piece of even play jewelry we give kids. Chunky plastic beads with brightly colored pendants slowly give way […]

by November 25, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opal Blog
Opal Bangles or Bracelets?  Which Works for Different Looks

Opal Bangles or Bracelets? Which Works for Different Looks

Bangles or bracelets?  Do you know which works best for certain looks?  Do you know the difference between the two?  If not, don’t worry – it’s a distinction many people don’t always know.  But understanding the differences between the two pieces makes it easy to decide which one will be […]

by November 17, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opal Blog
Opal Rings – Versatile Looks for Any Style or Event

Opal Rings – Versatile Looks for Any Style or Event

People use jewelry to beautify their look and show off their personality through style.  It’s a part of how we present ourselves that we tailor, tweak and vary depending on our own feelings at the time as well as the event we’re about to attend. This is why the type […]

by November 11, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opal Blog