The name Opal comes from three point of supply. One is the Latin word “Opalus”. The second one come from the Greek word “Opalliois” which means a change of color and finally from the ancient Sanskrit word “Upala” which means precious or valued stone.
Opal is a hardened silica gel, usually comprise of water between 5-10%. It is an opaque stone
There are two categories of opals – common and precious. The Precious opals are composed of three groups: white, black, and fire opal.
The Opal is incorporated with the colors of all other stones. It can be charged with every type of energy for use in magic interval.
Opal helps as a protection stone which is used during fictitious projection, these stone have been carried for invisibility.
The great English poet Shakespeare stated that stone opal as the “Queen of Gems”.
Opal gemstone produce spontaneous action
By using opal owner come up with new ideas
It activates enthusiasm
Perform as a magnet to draw in money or customers to a business
Artists working in TV, films, theater & associated with this field should always wear this Gemstone for fame and recognition.
The wearer can wear the opal gemstone for personal charm & also for those who wishing to have extra sexual powers
opal is a gemstone which symbolize faithfulness and confidence.
Act as emotional stabilizer
When owner is in danger opal helps it from the situation.
Fire opal helps relieve energy deficiencies; stimulates sexual organs and the adrenal glands.
White Opal helps in Balancing left and right brain hemispheres for neuro disorders; activates white corpuscles;
Black opal is considered to be the luckiest stone.
Soothe the nerves system
Helps to Cures eye disease
Helps in calming the anger
Helps in the search for true love
Protects against the evil eye (black opals worn near the heart)
Helps to dispel bad dreams
Precious Opals are cut and polished into cabochons and used in all forms of jewelry, especially as pendants and ring centerpieces. Fire Opals are faceted into several gemstone cuts for jewelry.
Boulder Opal is also a popular form which is used as jewellery, especially as cabochons. Opal, especially Common Opal, can also be carved into small ornamental figures.
Fire Opal is generally originate in volcanic rock formations in an area of Southern Mexico near the Yucatan Peninsula. It can also be found in a remote region of the former Soviet Union.
Australia is the largest producer of Opal. Other important deposits are in Ethiopia, Sudan, Hungary, Honduras, Brazil, Mexico, and the United States (Nevada, Oregon, California, Idaho).