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Opal Polishing Workshop - 2 Hours

Highlights

  • Learn how to polish genuine Australian opals
  • Release the fire within the stone yourself
  • Leave with three 6-12ct opals in a lovely display case

Learn all about Australian opals and experience the thrill of releasing the fire within the stone in this hands-on workshop. Choose a parcel of three genuine Australian opals, each weighing 6-12ct, and then try your hand at polishing them to a high shine under the guidance of a lapidary.

What's Included?

  • Two hour opal polishing workshop
  • Qualified instructor
  • All equipment and materials included
  • Three opals, 6-12ct per person
  • Bottle of water
  • Small display case

Learn all about opals, where they're found, how to value them, the folklore and myths around this magic stone. Located in beautiful wine country of Gulgong, this 2-3 hour workshop kicks off with a short introduction to opals that will help you know what to look for when it comes time to selecting your gemstones. Each participant gets to choose a parcel of three genuine Australian opals, each weighing 6-12ct. Then, under the guidance of a lapidary, learn how to polish them to a high shine and how to release the gorgeous fire within the stones. At the end of the session, you will leave with three magnificent and unique opals placed into a small commemorative display case. The perfect activity for a rainy day or if you just need a break from wine tasting.

    Session Length

    • This workshop is approximately 2 hours in duration
    • Available daily at 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm

    Guidelines

    • Not suitable for children under the age of 12
    • Children under 15 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult
    • Currently classes are only offered in English and Dutch

    Cancellation

    • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
    • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
    • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

    Numbers on the Day

    We are still be taking up to four people per workshop but everyone must be from the same family bubble, so even if only one person books, all other bookings for that workshop will be closed. So please, if you want to book a workshop but you can see a space or two is already taken, please book for another day. We hope to see you soon for this super popular workshop. This workshop runs with a maximum of four participants.

    Dress Code

    Although polishing opal is a very safe pastime, it does involve fast spinning abrasive discs so loose clothing should be avoided and long hair tied back.

    Dine & Discover - Discover restrictions

    • Discover NSW vouchers are single use only. Any balance of funds remaining on the voucher will be forfeited.
    • Only eligible to be used on products showing the “Discover” tag on site and cannot be used for Gift Vouchers or Gift Cards.
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    • Individuals are unable to redeem more than one voucher at the same business on the same day.
    • Discover NSW vouchers can be combined with another person’s Discover NSW voucher in one transaction as long as the transaction contains an equivalent number of eligible Discover products.
    • Cannot be used for tobacco, alcohol or gambling.
    • Discover NSW vouchers will expire 30th June 2022.
    • For full terms and conditions, visit the Service NSW website here

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    • Parents NSW vouchers are single use only. Any balance of funds remaining on the voucher will be forfeited. Only eligible to be used on products showing the “Parent” tag on site and cannot be used for Gift Vouchers or Gift Cards.
    • Promotional codes cannot be used in conjunction with Parents NSW vouchers.
    • You can use multiple Parents NSW vouchers for the same purchase up to a total of $250
    • You can combine your vouchers with another person's Parents NSW vouchers up to a total of $250 towards the same bill.
    • You cannot combine a Discover NSW voucher with a Parents NSW voucher - only one voucher type may be used per adult.
    • Cannot be used for food, drinks, Dine NSW experiences, spa services or accommodation.
    • Parents NSW vouchers will expire 9th October 2022.
    • For full terms and conditions, visit the Service NSW website here

    This experience takes place at 1678 Blue Springs Road, Bungaba, NSW 2852

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