Opal - The Birthstone Of October
A girl can never have too many jewels, right? Well, in your case Opal should be in your next priority list. A truly diverse stone with its magical depths of brilliance that flashes brightly with the slightest of movements. Opal is a complete attention-grabber and definitely not in a bad way. Opal, often referred to as the “Eye Stone” since it’s so gorgeously pleasant to the eyes but Opal holds a lot more meaning than just being a mere “peeper charmer” which you can discover in our Busting and Discussing Myths about Opals as well. They are used as a gift for a 14th wedding anniversary and is the birthstone of the month of October alongside Pink Tourmaline.
Meaning, Properties, and Types
A common opal is defined by its milky translucence characterized in a palette of hues, namely blue, red, green and orange. Whereas, a precious opal possess a rainbow of colors against an opulent white, black or dark brown exterior. Precious opals are almost a delight to behold, possess and wear - they are a play of luminescent colors that strike the very chords of your heart especially when they glimmer during the night. You’ll need to try our Opal Teardrop Studs to get what we mean.
The name “Opal” comes from the Latin expression “Opulas” which means “Precious stone.” Opal is referred to as hydrated silicon dioxide since there has to be water present around this gem’s locality and is found under the cracks or cavities within the Earth’s crust. Black opals are the best quality opals and are largely found in Australia. Other locations of this gemstone are Mexico, Peru, Canada, USA, UK, Brazil, Honduras, and some other places.
History And Power
If you believe in the “more is more” approach and don’t mind setting out a jewelry statement for every day, opals can be profoundly delightful for you to experiment and have fun with. This stone is directly connected to the Roman History, conveying rich stories laced with intrigue, myths, tales, and beliefs that would allow you to have a personal peek in the lives of these historians. At one point, opals haven’t had a positive past due to some misconceptions but now, modern times have realized the importance of opals and how they can downplay our negative emotions.
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