Opal represents planet, Venus, which is the ruler of relationships and luxury in life. As per Puranas, sparkling Venus owns holding of Spice Salt, Herb Sandal, Colour White, Metal Platinum, Day Friday, Gem Opal. In solar cabinet, it’s also considered an auspicious planet and more powerful than benevolent Jupiter among all including the bright Sun around whom all planets revolves. People born with ascended sign (lagna) as Taurus and Libra may also wear it in a ring or pendant made of silver or white gold or platinum.
Day to wear
Finger & Metal
Index or Middle Finger & Silver or White Gold
“Om Draam Dreem Draum Sah Shukraay Namah”
You will receive a Opal wearing kit along with your order.
Fills the relationship void with love and happiness:
Every couple goes through a phase in their marriage where they feel completely void of affection. Wearing Opal stone can help to fill the relationship void with love and builds better understanding between the couple.
Experience significant improvement in your health:
Opal has healing properties like no other gemstone. Anyone who has been experiencing health issues for long, be it physical or mental can adorn this stone to heal completely and live a healthy life throughout.
Enhance your ability to concentrate better and stay focused:
For professionals and students, Opal does wonders by improving focus and concentration significantly. You will gain more clarity that can help to achieve goals more easily.
Attain success in your professional Career:
One can ensure professional success with the power of Opal. It helps in proper decision making and increases the intellectual ability, required in every profession for your growth and success.
Relief anger and stress:
Opal allows you to express yourself freely as it releases anger, helping you to energize your energy in better way. Opal is a natural stress reliever.
Helps Bringing Creativity:
Doing a balancing act of the chakras in your body, Opal is known to have a positive effect on one’s expression and communication and channelizing the thoughts. Thereby bringing the creative side of the brain to the fore.
Quality of an Opal gemstone depends upon the different parameters e.g. its origin, play of colour, background colour, clarity, and crazing.
Play of Colour:
Play-of-colour occurs when light interacts with precious opal’s orderly arrangement of silica spheres. As the light waves travel between the spheres, the waves diffract, or bend. As they bend, they break up into spectral colours, causing play-of-colour.
Most valuable and about 90 percent of world’s Opals come from Australia. Many opals come from Ehiopia. But, due to their hydrophane nature, Ethiopian opals absorbs lot of water or moister therefore losses their fire over a short period of times. So, it’s better to buy Opals from Australia.
Colour of an Opal dictates its price. Opals found in many colours like white, white with fire, brown, grey, and black. A white Opal with excellent paly of colour is regarded as the best desirable stone because of its better astrological effects.
Clarity is not most important factor in opals. The reason is that the transparent opal like water opal doesn’t able to hold play of colour because it’s a clear gem. A translucent gem with excellent play of colour would be a better choice to select an opal.
even after cutting and polishing, opal contains three to ten percent of water. If an opal loses moisture, it can lead to crazing, which means cracks. So a good opal should not have crazing.
Play-of-colour in Opal is more preferable as compared to Potch Opal – opal that lacks play-of-colour. Opal represents the planet Venus whereas in the case of fire Opal, the dominant colour of fire in the gemstone is more likely to give results of the associated planet along with the planet Venus. So, as per astrological perspective one that displaying full spectrum of colours is considered better.
No, high altitudes will not affect the gem. The only major things that can damage your opal is thermal shock, which means extreme temperature fluctuations, extremely low humidity for longer periods and high impact. Opals contains 3 to 10 percent of water, so dryed opal tend to develop crazing.
Opals is a delicate and soft stone, rating a 5.5 to 6.5 on the hardness scale. They contain up to 3 to 10 percentage water and sometimes even upto 30 percent, so they are fairly brittle stone and can easily broke, cracked and abraded.
The major difference between these two is quality of the gemstone. Ethiopian opals have more fire and are cheaper than Australian one. Due to their hydrophane nature, Ethiopian opals absorbs water or moister therefore losses their fire over a short period of times but the fire of Australian opals remains as it is forever. Therefore, to reap maximum benefits always buy Australian opals.
Vedic astrology assign gems a specific metal for obtaining the best and most harmonious planetary results. Metal doesn’t make a significant difference. It does not diminish the effects of the stone at all. But wearing the gemstones in prescribed metal will improve their powers. So, prefer wearing Opal in silver or white gold or platinum.