Boulder Opal Custom Pendant


Boulder Opal was formed millions of years ago from a solution that flowed into seams, cracks, and cavities in a type of sandstone known as Ironstone. Opal is composed of an arrangement of very small silica spheres. The play of color that Opal is known for is the result of the diffraction of light by these spheres and the spaces in between them. Different colors are the result of different sized spheres.

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Boulder Opal Custom Pendant set in Sterling Silver with Black Spinel.

Designed and created by Dee, 1″ X 3″; 29.8 grams.

Boulder Opal –
Australian Boulder Opal is found in the desert of Queensland. This region is very harsh, with temperatures that reach over 120 degrees. Opal mining is a very difficult process, and few mines prove to be successful.

Boulder Opal forms within voids or fractures of its host rock, usually ironstone or sandstone, and because the veins are quite thin, is cut with the stone left on the back for support or as layers of Opal within the matrix stone. Mined in Queensland, Australia, each finished piece is unique and special. As close-to-nature talismans, Boulder Opals carry not only warm Earth energies, but also the illuminating energy of Fire. They assist practical people in developing their spiritual sides, and help spiritually minded people succeed in the everyday world. Boulder Opals are great for reconciling conscious and unconscious thought, bringing clarity and emotional security, and assist those who find it hard to put down roots to establish a stable home environment without sacrificing a spirit of adventure. Use these stones for perseverance when the going gets tough, and hold in earthy places to connect with earth and plant spirits.

Boulder Opal
Astrological Sign: Virgo

Chakra: 1st Root, 2nd Sacral, 7th Crown
Ray: 2nd Love-Wisdom, 6th Idealism/Devotion
Planet: Mercury
Element: Water, Earth
Vibrates to the number: 6


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