The word opal comes from the ancient Indian word `Upala` that means gemstone. In Sanskrit Opal means `precious stone`. Initially, Opal was used in ancient times to make primitive tools and later also ornamental objects. Opal was used by the Assyrians, Babylonians and the Romans.
Dendrites are plant like inclusions of metal oxides like iron or manganese that create beautiful black patterns within the opaque white opal.
Opal is considered as a stone that is good for the stomach, digestive system and the heart. It's also considered as a stone that promotes love. It will help with maintaining loving relationships
Spiritually the stone makes life seen as a miracle. Suppressed feelings are released, your mood gets better and worries disappear.