The Opal

Friday, October 30th, 2015

For centuries, the opal has been considered a most bewitching and mysterious gem, worn for its virtues to soothe and strengthen sight, heal diseases of the eyes, and provide great luck. Known for stimulating optimism, intuition, insight, enthusiasm and creativity, the opal allows for the release of inhibitions inspiring love and passion. It also illuminates the positive actions and emotions of the self, enhancing the good and true, and fostering one’s highest potential. It is a karmic stone with a reminder that what one sends out will return.

The Black or Precious Black Opal, found in Lightning Ridge, Australia, is the most famous and sought after Opal in the world. Considered to be extremely lucky it is the most uplifting of the opals. Bringing light into the aura it eases distress and dissolves depression and hopelessness, helping one face their darkest fears and releases that which is holding one back.

The Boulder Opal – Mined in Queensland, Australia, this Opal carries not only warm Earth energies but also the illuminating energy of Fire. Boulder Opals are great for reconciling conscious and unconscious thought, bringing clarity and emotional security; these stones are used for perseverance when the going gets tough, and hold in earthy places to connect with earth and plant spirits.