Opal: Discover the Beauty of this Hidden Gem
Opal is one of the few gemstones that got famous for its assorted colors. It is among the two gemstones designed and destined to be the birth stone of the month, October. Opals are very popular for the people who are fond of colorful and unique presence.
The name Opal was actually claimed by a lot of terms, one is that this name was derived from the word “Upala” which means valuable stone. Another one is that it came from the Greek term that means to see a change of color “Opallios”. But regardless of where this gemstone’s name had originated, it will forever be known by most of us for uniqueness.
Typically, this gem is designed and traditionally gifted for the 14th wedding anniversary of a couple. It is known to symbolized hope, fidelity, and purity. It is also the national gemstone of Australia. It is called the Queen of the gemstones.
For all those who wonders how such colorful gemstone like Opal was formed, here is the answer. Opal naturally contains at least 10% of the water and that water comes from the rain. As water drips down the ground, it gathers silicon deposits and then enters down into cracks of rock. And then after it is evaporated, a form of silica deposit will turn into Opal. Few Opals had been discovered on the planet Mars, this had led to speculation to the scientists that there may be water on the said planet.
The play of the color of the Opal refers to the rainbow-like scintillate that is commonly found in the gem. Opals are classified in different kinds as well and here the lists of them:
It has a rating of Mohs scale which is in 5.5 to 6.5 hardness.
The Opulent Healing Prowess of Opal
Stones are thought to be loved by beauty and by what can they give to its wearer and it is something we treasure by heart. Here are the lists of its healing properties:
Pretty sure there are other unmentioned healing traits that an Opal can do. But regardless of that, no one can take the fact away that this stone is an absolute beast that is just waiting to be unleash, both in beauty and power.
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