Opal Auctions Hosts First-Ever Online Auction of Rare Opals

Opal Auctions, the world’s largest online auction website for natural Opals, has announced their first ever online rarities auction. The international marketplace, which provides opal stones, rough opal, and jewelry, is set to host the auction at May 4th at 6:30pm PDT, with a live broadcast will appear on YouTube and Periscope. This is the first ever online auction of rare opals.

Opal-ib13bFor more than a decade, the 35-year-old family-owned business made a name for itself as the largest online auction site selling natural opals. The company’s familiarity with the industry helps them to stand apart as keen experts in the industry. The Rarities auction is designed to attract buyers from around the globe, granting an opportunity to purchasers who are fond of precious natural opal. The auction will feature five natural opals, which were hand-selected by miners. The auction for the five natural opals will end precisely one hour after the auction has opened.

“The Rarities Auction is going to be monumental,” Opal Auctions director, Wayne Sedawie, in a press release. “Typically precious Opal auctions are exclusive due to their prestigious nature and geographical location. The online auction is going to give everyone around the world the opportunity to own a precious natural Opal from the comfort of their own home.”

The beautiful opals have been valued from USD$1,000 to nearly USD$20,000. Eager bidders can preview the precious opals by visiting the Opals online. Among them, a pair of inlay Opal earrings from renowned Opal designer, David Freeland Jr; a rare Black Opal from Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia; and a harlequin pattern Opal.

Currently, more than 80,00 natural opals are listed on OpalAuction.com. Also, 270,000 opals have been sold on the website to date. In order to participate in the’The Rarities Auction, interested parties must register on the company’s website by the second of May.

Opal Auctions has already experienced incredible success as a leader in opal auctions, generating more than USD$15 million through the sale of natural Opals. The company and its founder has specialized in the sale of natural opals for more than 20 years.



Ian Whittock is the Managing Director of Evoque Claims and Appraisals, Evoque Auctions and Identidot Coding. Please visit Crunchbase, Quora, and Identidot to learn more.