CommonOpals are found in many locations around the world, they are usually opaque and have a lustrous sheen, but do not exhibit play of colour. The Common Opal is found in many colour, from red, green, blue, pink, white, and black and usually polish nicely.
Common Opals are great for metaphysical purposes, as they vibrate at a lower frequency than the precious (Rainbow) Opals, and carry a more gentle and nurturing frequency for the emotional body. A great antidote for depression, they bring calm to the mind while supporting the Root (grounding).
Common Opals are said to attract angelic beings, fairies, sprites, and elves. If you wish to please them, leave Opals for them as gifts. Pink Opal is a stone of magic and light. It is a gemstone of calm and serenity, it favours positive emotions and good relationships.
Pink Opal clears and calms the heart and fills your aura with tranquility and peaceful energy. It is excellent for children who have difficulty sleeping or tend to have nightmares.
Pink Opal is a powerful heart chakra crystal, it carries a gentle frequency that help to calm and soothe the emotions, opens the Heart Chakra and brings in inner peace and harmony. If you are healing from a break up, or the loss of a loved one, this is a crystal for you. Pink Opal also encourages release of fear and anxiety (a result of an unbalanced Heart Chakra). For the Heart Chakra, Pink Opal pairs well with Rose Quartz, Emerald and Rhodochrosite.
Opals should be cleaned gently with mild detergent(dish soap) with warm water on a soft cloth. Avoid getting Opals wet, remove jewelry for shower and hand washing, Opals should never be soaked or immersed. Avoid bleach, chemicals and cleaners.