Who We Are
For more than a hundred years the cutting factory in Kirschweiler has specialized in opal – a stone with all the colors of the rainbow. The business is owned and managed by Karin and Jürgen Schütz, Michael Weis and Tanja Schütz, and is one of the oldest opal-cutting factories in the world.
President Jürgen Schütz regularly visits all the opal producing fields in the world to buy raw material. The company is also involved with opal mining businesses all over the world and owns holdings and partnerships at mines in Australia and Mexico. .
Because of their many years in business and vast mining interests Emil Weis has large stockpiles of rough opals of all varieties from many countries around the world so hardly an opal wish remains unfulfilled. From Australia comes the beautiful Black Opals, Boulder Opals and Matrix Opals in a great variety of colors and shapes, Yowah-Nut-Opals, vividly shimmering Light Opals, opal doublets, opal triplets and Mosaic Opals. From Mexico comes the orange-red facetted Fire Opals and gorgeous opalescent Fire Opals, Water Opals and Black Opals. Emil Weis provides Opals in every quality and shape, even beads and the most aesthetically carved objects.
By request we carry out the precise work of cutting and repairing opal for our customers. In addition to calibrated opals and opals for commercial needs you can find rare, one of a kind Opals and very fine expertly made Opal Jewelry in our collection. At Emil Weis Opals you can also find other interesting colorful varieties of opal in addition to the Australian and Mexican opal: The Andean Opal in blue and pink from Peru, Green Opals from Brazil, Serbia, Tanzania, West Australia and Turkey, Lemon Opals from Argentina, Hungary, Mali and Tanzania, Dendritic Opals from Austria, Tanzania, Western Australia and Turkey, chatoyant catseye Opals from Brazil and Tanzania, petrified wood replacement Opals from Slovakia, petrified coral Opals from Portugal, Hyalite or glass Opals from the Czech Republic and Australia, Landscape or picture Opals from Peru, Mexico and West Australia, Amethyst Opals from Mexico, Flamingo Opals, Pink Opals, Fluorite Opals and Ice Cream Opals from the United States, Blue Opals from Brazil and Oregon/USA, Moss Opals from West Australia, Light Opals from Turkey and Zebra Opals from South Australia.