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Altmann + Cherny  
Australian Opal Specialists

Altmann & Cherny is an Australian owned family business established in 1948 by John Altmann – an opal cutter and Rudi Cherny, a manufacturing jeweler. They shared a passion for opals and wanted to show this uniquely Australian gemstone to the world.
Today Fiona Altmann, General Manager continues her Grandfather’s passion creating stunning jewels with this amazing gemstone.