Opal is the October Birthstone and the Star Stone for Libra. It also celebrates the 14th and 34 Wedding Anniversaries. According to legend, Opals came to earth through rainbows and are believed to have healing powers, being helpful against depression. Opal is also said to stimulate originality and creativity and in helping to find true love. Opals are truly unique because every gem displays its own individual color combination
This 1.65 carat black crystal opal is from Lightning Ridge, NSW Australia
It features full coverage of bright purple and blue flashes over an interesting dark crystal base.
Cut and polished, this lovely stone is ready to be set in jewelry.
All Aussie Opals cabochons have a beveled edge at the back to assist with bezel setting.