May 2019, Macs Opals were contacted by a German Film Company, Maximus Films.
They in turn had been contracted by the television program, Galileo, which challenges its actors with difficult tasks. Our actor had been given the challenge of ‘finding an opal’.
The challenge started in the Bellingen shop, where she was given an opal education. Not knowing what to expect, ‘I thought we could dig down by the river,’ she said, she was taken to a waiting van which we then drove to Lightning Ridge, a journey of approximately 7 ½ hours.
The weather was inclement, which didn’t stop our intrepid ...