Many people are passionate about wearing precious stones in different kind of jewelries. There are many precious stones that create a different style statement because of their unique appearance and more or less their use implies a social status phenomenon to portray riches and display of the ‘taste’ for unique materials that are rarely found in their natural state in various parts of the world.
Opal is a precious stone mostly available in Southern Australia. This stone would be available in different attractive natural color patterns that form the types of this stone. The word ‘opal’ relates to ‘upal’ which is a word from ancient Indian language Sanskrit, that itself means ‘precious stone’, another derivative is the Greek word ‘oppallios’ that means ‘to see the change in color’.
Opal finds a place in the modern fashion world due to its property of changing colors when seen in various angles. When opal is tilted at various angles or if the light source is adjusted in different angles, we can see different colors. That is why opal is used in Australian Rings.
Opals are available in three basic categories related to their color shades. Opal in dark shades such as black and grey is referred to as Black Opal. These are mined from Lighting Ridge, Australia that is also known as the ‘opal capital of the world’.
Similarly, opal available in lighter color shades such as white, yellow or cream is referred to as white Opals. Another important category of unique opals found in Queensland, Australia is known as boulder opals.
Ancient astrology believes that by wearing opal one can enhance his financial prosperity. Especially opal is a suggested lucky stone for prosperity of people in businesses related to travel and tourism and even import and export. This stone is a natural formation of silicone dioxide, which lacks a proper crystalline structure. However this stone is extensively used in attractive jewelry such as Opal Rings due to its dazzling appearance and the characteristic of refraction of light that creates different color shades while seen in different angles.
There might be some chances of negativity in the energy of an opal as it could be handled by various craftsmen while making jewelry. The stone needs to be cut and chiseled before it is studded on jewelry such as a ring or Opal Pendant. Therefore it is suggested by the experts that opal needs to be kept in water overnight to nullify the negativity.
Opal can be worn by anyone irrespective of the person’s horoscope. It is also believed that opal has a unique property of attracting lovers. This precious stone is believed to be connected with beauty, sharpness of mind and better fortune for success in various aspects of life such as financial growth and success in love life as well.
There are online stores that offer genuine opal jewelry in different varieties made with modern making processes with dazzling designs and finishes. Even enthusiasts can shop for bear opal stones in various categories to fix them in their jewelry items. Thus the precious stone that is mined mostly in Australia might be made available to our doorsteps by ordering online for different varieties through legitimate online stores for a great convenience in purchase.
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