Spiritual Healing with Opal

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Opal Magic & Metaphysical Properties

thumbnailca927ym9.jpgMany civilizations, cultures, and peoples have used crystals, stones, and minerals for healing and protection, not only of humans, but also for their animals and their environment.

The ancients believed that if a person wore the precious stone which, according to their tradition, was in affinity with the planets and the month of their birth, they would have protection against their enemies, sickness, accident, or even death.

In Medieval times Opal was thought to ward off illness and it was believed could confer the power of invisibility. As a protective stone Opal could help render the wearer unnoticeable or 'invisible', particularly helpful in negotiating ventures into dangerous places. The catalogue of Opal's reputed effects as a 'virtuous stone' include prevention of fainting, protection against infection and the cleansing of foul air.

A wearer would be relieved from dejection and always enjoy hope; in fact, Opal is the 'symbol of hope'. Since ancient times Opal has been considered to hold all the talismanic virtues of the other gemstones.

Love, Luck & Power

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eros.jpgThe Art of Love

Opal - 'The stone of Lovers and Artists' - has always been associated with love, hope and desire. The ancient Greeks and Romans referred to Opal as the 'Cupid Stone', because it suggested the clear complexion of the god of love. The seductive nature of Opal intensifies emotional states and releases inhibitions inspiring passion and romance. Opal stimulates originality and creativity whilst encouraging an interest in the arts.

Choosing your Opal

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Regardless of its monetary value, each piece of Opal is different and has its own personality and appeal.

Your choice of Opal is a reflection of your personal expression of style.

Whether it be your favourite colour or has a mesmerising pattern; a dazzling jewel or a raw more natural feel;

Your Opal will be priceless to you, the wearer!

Boulder Opal, pave set diamonds & platinum pendant by Baer Jewels

Birthstone of October

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thumbnailcabhwyah.jpgOpal is the official Birthstone for the month of October as promoted by the Jewellers Association of Australia and adopted by the American National Association of Jewellers in 1912.

Opal is the Birthstone for the Zodiac sign of Libra - 'The Balance'

Opal is listed as the natal stone or star stone in the following Birthstone tables:

Modern – October Ayurvedic – October

Australia's National Gemstone

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national_gemstone_logo.jpgOpal was proclaimed Australia’s National Gemstone by Governor General Bill Hayden on the 27th of July 1993.

Opal is a fitting symbol of a spirited and diverse nation, ‘an opal hearted country’ which is home to 95% of the world’s Precious Opal.

The hugely successful Australian National Women’s Basketball team is affectionately known as ‘The Opals’.

Opal is the official Gemstone of the State of South Australia.

Black Opal was proclaimed the State Gemstone and new Emblem of New South Wales on the 7th of May 2008.

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