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Exhibitors and Stallholders


The Opal and Gem Expo

Is held annually in the Legend’s Room, Lightning Ridge District Bowling Club around the last week in July.

The IOJDAA holds an IOJDA Competition whose designs must have free-form and/or undulating  opal as its focal component. In conjunction with this competition they conduct an International Opal Jewellery Design Awards Presentation Dinner..

The next IOJDA Competitioin and Gala Awards Presentation Dinner will be held in 2019.



•    High exposure to international, national and local visitors
•    Biannually (coinciding with the Awards) an increase in exposure as a direct result of the attendance of jewellers, designers and visitors specifically here for the prestigious International Opal Jewellery Design Awards.

•   A vast amount of undercover area and access to open air sites

•   Cost effective prices for all budgets ranging from tailgaters to wholesalers and jewellers exhibitors.

Other exhibitors and stallholders will display:

•   Black opal
•   Boulder opal
•   Rough opal
•   Gemstones
•   Opal jewellery
•   Gemstone jewellery

To find out more about becoming an exhibitor or stallholder, contact us or phone Brooke Chapman-Grey by email: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Opportunity to aquire low-grade opal for the Non-Professional contestants for designing jewellery has been made possible by the LRMA. pdf Download the newsletter here... 34.32 Kb