Opal Gemstone Beads and Charms
Opal is a stone of many types. It is said to have a calming effect and helps against an irregular heartbeat. As a result, you'll make good use of oxygen in your body.
Healing properties and meaning of opal
In general, opal helps overcome anxious energies. The gemstone is said to help against cysts and helps against irregular heartbeat. As a result, you will make good use of oxygen in your body. There are many types of opal, so we have chosen a few that we would like to give more information about.
Common opal (all kinds of colors): calming stone. Helps to look at things more positive. Can counteract different types of cysts.
Fire opal (red): playful, curious stone that helps shy/anxious people with confidence and encourages them to go out with others. It is said to promote creativity and fertility.
White opal: helps strengthen hair, skin and fingernails. Helpful for skin conditions and can make you feel a lot more positive and loving.
Pink opal: provides a calming feeling and aura, which helps people who struggle a lot with anxiety, worry, tension and/or stress become emotionally calmer. Ensures that your body uses oxygen properly.
Yellow opal: is said to give vitality and act on your gut feeling, combined with helping the body absorb food. Spiritually, it would support with removing mental obstacles. This provides getting a clear perspective.
How to use opal
In addition to our charms, connectors and beads with which you can make beautiful jewellery, there are other uses. You can always carry the stone in your pocket. It is thought that you can then 'use' the beautiful properties of opal at any time.
How to care for my opal
Opal can be cared for in various ways. For example, you can cleanse it in water and charge it in moonlight. Something noticeable is that the stone itself contains water. So, it can be easily cleaned with it without being damaged. Note: When the water in the stone evaporates, small cracks appear. So, keep opal away from heat and store the stone in a damp cotton ball. Don't use chemicals.
Where does opal come from?
Opal can be found all over the world. Various opals can be found in: the United States, Peru, Mexico, Brazil, Guatemala, Honduras and Australia.
Opal has been around since hundreds, perhaps thousands of years B.C., and new species are still being found. Blue owyhee opal is one of the newest species; it was first discovered in 2003.
Fun fact: forests of petrified wood with opal have been found (National Petrified Forest in Arizona).
Which horoscope fits opal
The zodiac sign Cancer suits opal best. Other zodiac signs match certain types of opal.
Common opal (all kinds of colors): Libra
Fire opal (red): Leo, Libra, Sagittarius, Pisces
White opal: Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Pisces
Black opal: Scorpio, Sagittarius
Blue opal: Taurus
Green opal: Aries, Sagittarius
Morado opal (purple/lilac/blue): Aries, Gemini, Virgo
Boulder opal (shiny colors): Virgo, Libra, Scorpio
Of course any stone can be good for you. Sense it and see which one(s) you like.
Which chakra fits opal
Common opal (various colors): white - crown (7th), blue - throat (5th) and third eye (6th), brown and black - rump (1st) and sacrum (2nd).
Fire opal (red): sacrum (2nd)
White opal: all (!)
Pink opal: heart (4th)
Yellow opal: solar plexus
The color and shape of opal
Opal can be found in almost every color of the rainbow.
Chemical composition: SiO2·nH2O (hydrous silicon dioxide)
Mohs hardness: 5 ½ - 6 ½