Power & Benefits of Opal:
Opal has an iridescent tone caused by the diffraction of light within the stone itself. It’s a very delicate crystal that is associated with passion and love. It is beneficial for self-worth intuition, fear, loyalty, spontaneity, and Earth healing. It is absorbent and reflective, it picks up thoughts and feelings, amplifies them, and returns them.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Opal is a karmic stone, it teaches that what you put out comes back. It heals the Earth's energy field, repairing depletions and reenergizing and stabilizing the grid.
It will help you discover your true potential and your purpose in life. It shows you how to identify your feelings, how to acknowledge and accept them. It’s also said to bring loyalty in the form of being loyal and attracting other loyal people.
The Physical Connection:
Opal is thought to be helpful for Parkinson’s disease, better vision, and eyes. It has been said to help with memory and cognition. It is also thought to be great for detoxification.
The Chakras Connected to Opal:
Heart Chakra, Throat Chakra, Crown Chakra, Sacral Chakra. Varies according to color.
Pisces, Scorpio, Cancer and Libra
Locations Found & History:
Australia (more than 90 percent of the global output), Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Honduras, Slovakia, Zambia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Iceland, Guatemala, Poland, Peru, New Zealand, Indonesia, Mexico, and Brazil. The oldest Opal to be uncovered came from around 4000 B.C from Ethiopia. In ancient Hungary, they mined Opal to sell to Europe and the Middle East.
Ancient Rome was the first civilization to buy and sell Opal and the wealthy loved collecting these beautiful stones amongst others. In the Middle Ages, it was known as the eye stone and was thought to bring good eyesight and help with eye issues. Opal comes from the Sanskrit word Upala, which means precious stone as well as the Greek word Opallios which means a color change.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Darker colored opals are more valuable than white opals and a black can be worth as much as $15,000 a carat in Australian Dollars.
How to Use Opal:
Place Opal on the heart or wherever needed. Beautiful and powerful in jewelry.