Our star lots is this Antique 15ct gold hinged bracelet with 9 solid opals. A fitting lot from Barnebys’ first Australian auction house as the Opal is the national gemstone of Australia.

Australia amazingly produces 97% of the world's supply. Australia is also home to the The Olympic Australis opal, named in honor of the Olympic Games, which were being held in Melbourne at the time of it’s discovery. Valued at $2,500,000 Australian Dollars. It was found in 1956 in the outback opal gemstone mining town of Coober Pedy in South Australia. As well as Opals and other gems, David Barsby’s sales features Rolex watches, Victorian furniture and Chinese Works of Art. Start your search here.

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