Now the demand of fire opal increasing rapidly, an increasing number of people are becoming familiar with this beautiful stone that is the symbol of passion, abundance, creativity and luck. Opal is the birthstone of the October month. Opal have always found the attention of those people who are crazy about gemstones and like to wear these stones. Opal stone is one of the most powerful stones that are popular for its vivacious colors as well as mystic properties. Made of silicic acid and high water. The colors of opal stone have come from the traces of iron oxide. Depending upon their color, cut, quality of fire opals differs from each other. The hardness of opal stone have low; therefore, it is quite challenging for the gem-cutter to work with this stones. Opal Gemstone Price starts at around Rs. 300/- per carat and goes up to Rupees 5,000/- per Carat depends on the quality of stone (Color, Clarity, Cut, Shape).

Benefits of Wearing opal Stone

  • Opal Gemstone is related to venus and brings about the benefits of venus of the wearer
  • Opal Stone ring helpful in getting rid of litigation and debts
  • Opal also gives you an attractive personality and it can get you married
  • Opal helps in controlling blood disorders, easing lower back pain, and avoiding disorders of the liver
  • You can seek a new direction and become independent by wearing opal stone ring
  • Opal stone can solve various problems associated with a various aspect of life.
  • Opal stone brings new passion, energy and adds spice to the wearer’s life.

Varieties of Opal

  • The variety of Natural Opal stone is determined by its Body-Color, Optical Phenomenon & Transparency.
  • Black Opal – with Play of Color
  • White Opal- with Play of Color
  • White Opal – without play of color
  • Water Opal – Transparent Colorless Opal with Play of Color; like play of color in water.

Opal Stone Properties

Chemical Formula SiO₂·nH₂O
Color white,grayredorangeyellowgreenbluemagentarose,pink, slate, olivebrown, and black.
Hardness 5.5 – 6.5 on the Mohs scale
Refractive Index 1.44 – 1.47
SG 1.98 – 2.20
Optical Character of Opal  Isotropic
Transparency Translucent to Opaqu
Visible Optical Phenomenon  Interplay of colours due to diffraction