Black opal is characterized by a dark body tone causing brightness of color which is unmatched by lighter opals. Black Opals are mined in Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, and are the most famous, and sought-after type of opal. The term 'black opal' does not mean that the stone is completely black (a common mistake), it simply means the stone has a dark body tone in comparison to a white opal.
Black/Dark Blue: One of the most potent. Although Opal was regarded as a stone of misfortune, black Opal is considered an exceptionally lucky stone. It is said that if you dream of Opals, you will receive great possessions.
Black Opals See self as Soul. I find this stone is great for helping one see the possibilities of how one can be all they can be. This stone seems to strengthen bones too.
Black: Is known
to enhance sexual attractiveness, as well as leading one to a higher
spiritual experience. One of the strongest good luck stones. It is told
to transform the fears that hold us back from action into optimism and
an eagerness to get on with our lives.
Also known as 'milky opal', white opal features light white body tones, and is mined in South Australia. White opal is more common and because of its body tone, generally does not show the color as well as black opal. Nevertheless, white opals can still be absolutely magnificent in color if a good quality stone is found.
Greatly increases general productivity through activation of the
necessary glands. Regularizes the biorhythms of the wearing,
avoiding discordant energies which may lead to uncontrolled behavior
between frantic activity or total inactivity. Harmonizing desire,
creating lovemaking rather than pure appetite, restores pleasure to
eating which alleviates food related disorders.
White: Balances Left and Right Brain.. Opals are extremely sensitive and must be treated with great care. Rarely used in crystal layouts except by someone who wishes to intensify his or her emotional state. They easily diversify and scatter energy. Some literature states frankly that many who wear this stone have a fickle nature. Black-Brown-Gray: Particularly useful for releasing sexual tension that arises from an emotional cause, as well as for processing and integrating newly found or released emotions.
Boulder opal forms on ironstone boulders in Queensland. This type of opal is often cut with the ironstone left on the back, as the opal seam is usually quite thin. Leaving the ironstone on the back means that boulder opal can be very dark and beautiful in color. The opal forms within the cavities of the boulders in both vertical and horizontal cracks. Boulders vary in shape and size, from as small as a pea, to as big as a family car. Boulder Opal has a tendency to cleave; when cleaved the "split" leaves two faces of opal, with a naturally polished face. This phenomenon is due to the angle the microstructure of the opal originally grew. The opal cutter commonly finishes the opal, with the natural opal veneer exposed with ironstone backing. Although Queensland produces other forms of opal, sandstone opal as pipe and seam and matrix, which are often found at the same mine, it is the Boulder Opal that is most sought.
Australian Opals represents purity and intensity. It assists in emotional and mental balance, calms the inner soul. Facilitates actualization. Excellent stone for progress, expansion, and development. Helps one connect the conscious and subconscious, providing for a clearing understanding of oneself. Facilitates communication between the Earth plane and the star people of this world and other worlds. Clears and brightens the aura, stimulates healing. It has been used to access spiritual guides and animal guides. It can be used in medicine-wheel ceremony to stabilize energy.
Fire Opals Fire opal is mostly an American term, meaning any of the above kind of opal (normally a black opal shows it best) which displays a significant amount of red coloring. Red of course is the rarest color, so these are quite valuable. ('Mexican fire opal' is a different kind of opal completely, which displays orange coloring.)
Fire: This is an enhancer of personal power, awakening the inner fire, as well as protection against danger. It is a symbol of hope, an energy amplifier, facilitating change and process. It supports through emotional turmoil, and is a wonderful stone in releasing and letting go of the past.
This opal supports through emotional turmoil, and is a wonderful stone in releasing and letting go of the past. It resonates with the abdomen and lower back and the triple burner meridian. It heals the intestines as well as the kidneys, balancing the adrenal glands and preventing burn out. It also stimulates the sexual organs, and is an excellent stone for warming and reenergizing.
Fire opals are often used in spells for drawing money. They are effective in use within rituals to increase passion in a relationship. It is excellent for working with the four elements and channeling the energies of the fire spirits in a positive way.
Mexican Fire Opals conducive to mystery, variety, progress, and change. Adds brilliance and clarity to the intuitive and reflective processes. Hope in the future and faith in the self.
Fire Opals: May stimulate passion, temper, energy. Opals, particularly Fire Opals, are good for business, though they can adversely affect the solar plexus.
Matrix opal - Matrix opal is where the opal occurs as a network of veins or infilling of voids or between grains of the host rock (ferruginous sandstone or ironstone). Matrix comprises precious opaline silica as an infilling of pore spaces in silty claystone or ironstone. It generally shows fine pinfire color in the natural state
is a stone of transformation, dreaming, and imagination. Enhances psychic abilities and visions. Cleanser and purifier. Helps one strengthen positive emotions and release negative emotions
Opalite is a delicate clear or milky iridescent stone, which when placed on the Crown Chakra in meditation is said to enhance psychic abilities and induce visions. In healing Opalite is believed to stabilize mood swings and purify the blood and kidneys.
Pink Opals: Promotes a feeling of
centeredness, as a spiritual level this opal actives clairvoyance
and clairsentience. It can be particularly helpful in healing head
aches caused by blocked or unopened third eye chakras. Pink: Aids in
cleansing and activating the 1st, Root or Base Chakra and 2nd,
Sacral or Navel Chakra. Promotes a feeling of being centered. It can
be particularly helpful in healing head aches caused by blocked or
unopened 6th, Third Eye or Brow Chakra.
We like Blue Opal because of it's beauty, but legend says the Blue Opal has soft relaxing energies. Also, that it softens the impact of stress from the outside world and can help one to release the trauma of old wounds. It facilitates facing the future with a tranquil healing nature. Opal is the October Birthstone.
Blue: the ultimate stone for all forms of wishes, for entering the world of the fae (fairies) and for seeing beyond the immediate physical reality to the wonders within nature and life.
Green opals help give an energy boost. Green Opal, in particular, is a cleansing and rejuvenating gemstone that gives meaning to life and brings about spiritual perspective, while strengthening the immune system.
Green: This is beneficial for cleansing and rejuvenating that promotes emotional recovery and aides relationships. It has the ability to filter information and reorient the mind, thus giving it a better meaning to every day life, and bring about a clearer spiritual prospective.
A planetary record keeper. with the markings on it that look like trees or shrubs. Is said to enhance the achievement of personal goals, the acquisition of prosperity, the healing of wounds from past lives, the ability to communicate with nature spirits and the grounding of one's spiritual energies within the physical body
Chrysopal Opals Blue-Green (Chrysopal): This opal will open one to new impressions and encourages openness in others. It will help one to observe the world with new eyes, and it alleviates emotional burdens.
Blue-Green (Chrysopal): This opal will open one to new impressions and
encourages openness in others. It will help one to observe the world with
new eyes, and it alleviates emotional burdens.
soother that helps to realign one to their spiritual purpose. It is useful
when past life experiences are affecting the present life, these can be
healed through the etheric blueprint.
A planetary record keeper. with the markings on it that look like trees or shrubs. Is said to enhance the achievement of personal goals, the acquisition of prosperity, the healing of wounds from past lives, the ability to communicate with nature spirits and the grounding of one's spiritual energies within the physical body. Promotes growth spiritually and physically, aligns physical and etheric bodies.
Qualities: Aids healing after surgery, Boosts energy and vitality,
Cleanses the blood. Helps with convalescence. Speeds up tissue
regeneration. Supports birthing process.
unique in that it is the only silica mineral of direct organic
origin. This opal is formed from the hot underground spa waters
Hungary is famous for. Hyalite opal forms botryoidally masses,
resembling a cluster of grapes, or brain. All hyalite fluoresces
green, a property of certain minerals when illuminated with
ultraviolet light. Fluorescent minerals contain particles in their
structure known as activators, which respond to ultraviolet light by
giving off a visible glow.
with or without fire, can be translucent or opaque.
Violet Flame Opal soothes the emotional body and brings a state of inner tranquility. Its currents exert a gentle influence of healing to the stresses that can linger in the cells and organs, allowing the body’s inner wisdom to prevail. This stone can spiritualize the emotions, transmuting them to higher forms of feeling. It stimulates spiritual awareness, links one to the planes of angelic communication, and aids in connecting with guardian angels and helping spirits
Black-Brown-Gray Opal resonates with the sacral chakra and the reproductive organs. It is particularly useful for releasing sexual tension that arises from an emotional cause, and for processing and integrating newly released emotions. They are gentle catalysts to the physical healing process, through their support of one’s emotional body. They can aid in lifting depression, not through “cheering you up,” but through moderating the sense of isolation. They can help one receive more life force and creative energies through gently stimulating the first two chakras. These stones clear and strengthen and protect the emotional body. They lend strength to the physical body and act as a general tonic on the first and second chakras.
This lovely and powerful new Opal from Mexico strengthens the emotional body. It increases one’s resilience to life’s ups and downs, and it allows one to bear grief and loss without being dragged into depression. It helps in healing emotional wounds from the past, and it enhances one’s capacity to feel things deeply
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