Opal, the Australian gemstone
All colors of the rainbow
Opal is very popular for use in jewelry. Opal comes in all colours of the rainbow and can ionize. This means that there are colourful glimmers to be seen in the stone. These pieces are small, flat and polished. All pieces are sent in a round gemstone box.
History of opal
The word opal comes from the old Indian word 'Upala' which means gemstone. In Sanskrit, Opal means `valuable stone`. Initially, Opal was used in ancient times to make primitive tools and later on it was used to make decorative objects. Opal was used by the Assyrians, Babylonians and the Romans.
Working of black opal
Opal is a protective stone. It makes cheerful, optimistic, creative and stimulates when making art. It creates passion in a sexuality and passionate life kind of way.