The Opal crystal carries a sweet, gentle yet powerful energy that opens our consciousness to the precious nature of life itself. It has been associated with the lower chakra experience of love, passion and desire but Opal also brings awakening to higher vibrations of love, unconditional. It elevates our sense of worth, deepens and expands perception and intuition, inspires loyalty in our personal relationships and awakens psychic, spiritual and mystical qualities within us.
Opal assists us to return to innocence and purity. It inspires hope and teaches us that what we put out in terms of thoughts and actions, is returned to us, amplified. It strengthens our connection to the Angelic Realm and higher dimensions of Light. Opal brings healing, cleansing and balancing to chakras, releases stress, is emotionally healing and nourishing and instills a sense of inner quiet and calm. It helps us to tap into our creative expression and shows us how to live, express and create from our honest and authentic self.
In healing, the Opal crystal is believed to ease issues associated with kidneys, female hormones, childbirth, eyes, ears and to purify blood.
There are many types and colors of opal ranging from what is categorized as common opal to what is considered precious Opal. Although the name Opal carries the meaning of “precious stone”, Precious Opal has an iridescent quality and is generally used in the making of jewelry.