Opal is an incredible stone for balance, harmony, healing ancient patterns and also for amplifying your positive powers. It also works through the physical, emotional and spiritual. This light dance gem has high vibrations, which means it is ideal for changing thoughts, patterns and energies.
Opalstone, especially black, is considered a happy stone to ward off the evil eye and protect the wearer while traveling.
If a person has any problems while sleeping due to frightening dreams, experts recommend Opal. Opal represents devotion and fidelity, as well as a long and healthy life. This particular symbolism may have started because of a legend in India where the Goddess of the Rainbow was transformed into an opal to prevent other gods from desiring her favors. Opal has been used for centuries and people associate this gemstone with many different traits.
It is believed that this stone promotes safety, calm, is ideal for relieving stress and depression. It is ideal for calming restless thoughts and minds. Wearing this stone will help you sleep better, to ward off bad dreams and nightmares. It is especially beneficial for children who have imaginary friends or have trouble sleeping.
Common opal is usually opaque to translucent and brownish orange in color; however, it can come in any color, some of which are quite attractive. Because opal contained the color of all the gems, the Romans thought it was the most precious and powerful of all, since it possessed the virtues of all the precious stones whose colors reside in it. Because opals come in so many colors, they have gained the reputation of being multi-purpose crystals when it comes to chakra work. Opal can also provide an “invisibility cloak” in circumstances where one does not want to be noticed or needs to fade into the background.
Opal crystal is mainly known for its ability to bring to the surface the characteristics of the person and positive traits. While some crystals have a definite vibration that aligns them with a specific chakra naturally, opal seems to carry all the vibrations of the chakras depending on the color of the stone you choose. In Mexico, the Aztecs called fire opal the “stone of the bird of paradise” in honor of their creator god of the feathered serpent, Quetzalcoatl. Although opal is considered to be the stone that brings misfortune, black opal is considered exceptionally lucky.
Precious black opals support hypnotherapists, past life regression counselors, shamans and others who access the deeper realms of self and mind to heal. The basic property of opal is its structure, which is not crystalline, but is formed by hardened silica gel. Many believe that opal is a seductive stone and amplifies feelings of emotional attachment and releases inhibitions. A small milk opal buried under a willow, mother tree or any fruit tree on a full moon helps conception.
Hydrophane opals are wonderful for using the energy of water, the energy of stillness, silent force and purification. Known as a “stone of happy dreams and changes,” Opal brings happiness by understanding that you have unlimited potential and that you are inherently perfect, and that change comes with situations and actions that allow one's aspirations to grow. Red opal or fire opal enhances the inner power of a human being and functions as a protective shield against fire. Precious and fire opals use the energy of fire, the energy of enthusiasm, warmth, brightness, lighting and activity.