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Students from Australia share their information about opals with us.Click on discussion to add your comments.






  • Take pictures of opals and send them to us.
  • What do you know about opals?
  • What is so special about opals in your country?
  • Where can you buy them?
  • Can you send us some pictures from these places?
  • Why are they so famous?
  • What are the strange beliefs about opals?Can you give an exmple ?
  • Draw a cartoon about a strange opal belief.You can use thislink to help you.


1. Take pictures of opals and send them to us.

2. What do you know about opals?
Opal is Australia's National Gemstone. Australia produces 95% of the world's natural precious opal supply.
3. What is so special about opals in your country?
Our country, Korea not produces opals, it is special and unique. and many peoples have a belief that opals bring a good luck.
4. Where can you buy them.
It can buy at jewellery shops and opal workshops and internet shoppingmalls
5. Can you send us some pictures from these places?


From jewely shop in Melbourne city and Clayton
6. Why are they so famous
Most of the world has had that Opal bring luck for health, business and love. Especially, there has been many famous people over the ages that have loved to wear Opal Jewelry, Queens of England and Europe, Chinese Empress, and in today's modern times it seems like movie stars are the legends of the times, and as many famous Hollywood stars love their Black Opal's in particular then Opal is well worth the consideration to have in your glory box.

7. What are the strange beliefs about opals?

In the zodiac signs and birth stars. the Opal is the birthstone of October, which as legends go bring health, business and love if born in October and is a regular where of Opal Jewelry.
8. Can you give an example?
The Romans called Opal “Cupid Paederos”, a child as beautiful as love”, and wore it a symbol of hope, purity, and love, believing it had power to cure one from disease. Opal in the Middle Ages was used to treat diseases of the eye, and in later times, blond women used to wear opal earrings and hair ornaments, believing it would keep their hair from going gray.
9. Draw a cartoon about a strange opal belief.


NAME : KIM DATE : 11/JUNE WEEK 8

Researching opal

1. Take pictures of opals and send them to us.





2. What do you know about opals?

An opal is a precious stone. Opals are colourless or white, but other colours are reflected in them. Opal is a variety of low-aromatic petrol developed in 2005 by BP Australia to combat the rising use of petrol as an inhalant in remote indigenous Australian communities.

3. What is so special about opals in your country?

Opal is special and unique. Many korean have a belief that opal bring a good luck.

4. Where can you buy them?

I can buy opal in jewelry shop.

5. Can you send us some pictures from these places?


6. Why are they so famous?

The origin of Opals can be traced back to the times when the aboriginals of Australia ruled the country. There is a legend that God descended on earth on a rainbow. He came only as a messenger of peace and harmony.

7. What are the strange beliefs about opals?

There is a legend that God descended on earth on a rainbow. He came only as a messenger of peace and harmony. At the very place where he first touched his feet, the opals with all their brilliant started sparkling.

8. Can you give an example?

Opal has been a treasured gemstone around the world . The Aztecs have long mined opal in Central and South America. The Romans called Opal "Cupid Paederos", a child as beautiful as love", and wore it a symbol of hope, purity, and love, believing it had power to cure one from disease.

9. Draw a cartoon about a strange opal belief.