Monday, January 01, 2018by Bonaci Fine Jewelers
Idaho Opal & Gem Corp. has come a long way since May 1973, when it was started by a couple of college students mining opal at the Lost Dear Hunt claim in Spencer, Idaho. The growth started when people said they loved the loose stones, but would find it easier to sell the gems if they were mounted in jewelry. IOGC listened to those customers and began to sell opal in very simple jewelry settings.
As the business grew, it began to seek out sources to meet the demand for quality opal jewelry; first looking to Australia to purchase opal rough, and later finding sources for cut Australian opal and opal rough from gem centers in Asia.
They have continued to grown and now create high qualit...
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