People in the early ages believed the Opal was a combination of the beauty of all precious stones, and it is documented in Roman history that Caesars gave their wives Opal for good luck. Opal has always been associated with love and passion, as well as desire. It can also act as an emotional stabilizer. Wearing an opal is said to bring about loyalty and faithfulness. Opal gemstone jewelry can be a unique and stylish whilst meaningful birthday, anniversaries, Christmas, or Valentine's gift for your wife, husband, fiancé, bride, girlfriend, or a special friend.
Opal Healing Properties
Opal enhances cosmic consciousness and induces psychic and mystical visions. It stimulates originality and creativity. Helps to release anger and claim self-worth, aiding in accessing and expressing one's true self. Opal strengthens memory. Opal stimulates flashes of intuition and insight, yet is a protective stone for deep inner work, healing, and meditations.
Interesting Facts of Opal
The name opal evolved from the Roman word "opalus" which traces its roots from the Greek's "opallios" meaning to see a change of color. Ethiopian Welo opal is a hydrophane meaning that it can soak up water like a sponge. When hydrated the stone becomes more translucent and the play of colors more defined. This is a stone so dedicated to the eye, so pleasing to the sight, it inspires love and hope, innocence and purity, luck and happiness.
Amethyst, the gemstone believed by ancient Greeks and Romans to ward off the intoxicating powers of Bacchus, also is said to keep the wearer clear-headed and quick-witted. Amethyst is purple quartz, a beautiful blend of violet and red that can found in every corner of the earth. Throughout history, the gemstone has been associated with many myths, legends, religions, and numerous cultures. English regalia were even decorated with amethysts during the Middle Ages to symbolize royalty.