Amorphous. Consisting of a high percentage of water Therefore connected to high emotional balance and healing. Sometimes, may be over emotional. The water within, causes play of color through light and connects to happiness, inner joy and creativity.
There are many legends told about this Crystal, which keep many people away from it. The stigma that it received in Australia was blamed on traders who spread negative stories about the Opal in order to lower the price of the rough Opals. The attempt did not really work, and the Opal is now considered a good luck Crystal in Australia.
It increases feelings, so that if you are not sure of yourself or your judgment, the Opal might increase this feeling and cause stress. For this reason the Opal is not recommended for young people
who are generally more sensitive. Since the Opal causes expression of inner feelings, for those who hold in their feelings, it may cause physical or mental unease.
For those who are open and assertive this Crystal will provide happiness, joy, perseverance and confidence. It strengthens the awareness of feelings and intuition.
When a person is ill, the color of the Opal may change.