The internal structure of an opal gives it the rare and startling colour variations unique to every gem. A craft handed down father to son, Vaka opal has three generations experience cutting opal, arguably the world’s most beautiful gem. An Australian native, the distinct quality of the opals found at Waka are matchless. Waka opal cutters cross the Tasman to hand select the finest raw opal direct from the mines. Opals are cut and polished on the premises at Waka Gemcutters and carry our full guarantee for quality and value. When purchasing a Waka Opal you are purchasing direct from the source with unrivalled experience and dedication to the authenticity of the gems.
Waka specializes in Lightning Ridge Black Opal, one of the world’s rarest gems as well as Queensland Boulder Opal and the more translucent Crystal Opal. We invite you to visit us at Waka to see the country’s finest collection of investment opal jewellery and unmounted gemstones. See our gemcutters at work and view firsthand our jewellers crafting opal into fine jewellery. Celebrate with us the exquisite uniqueness and miraculous colours of this rare and precious gem.
A craft handed down father to son, Waka opal has three generations experience cutting opal, arguably the world’s most beautiful gem.