Opalite is a synthetic crystal that is made from silica and boric acid. It is often referred to as “man-made opal” because of its resemblance to the natural stone. It has a beautiful milky or glassy white colour with a rainbow sheen when struck with light.
Opalite can be used in a variety of ways. It can be worn as jewellery, used in meditation or placed in the home to promote positive and uplifting energy.
Properties Of Opalite Crystal
- Peace and tranquility: Opalite can help to calm the mind and body, as well as reduce stress and anxiety.
- Healing: Opalite is believed to promote emotional healing, and to help with anxiety and depression. It is also said to help promote the healing of wounds and injuries.
- Good luck: Opalite is believed to attract prosperity and abundance, and help with success in business and career choices.
- Meditation: Opalite can help to clear the mind and promote spiritual growth.
- Home: Opalite is believed to help to create a peaceful and harmonious environment.
Characteristics Of Opalite Crystal
As opalite is a synthetic crystal made from a mixture of silica, alumina and water, it is often called “opal glass” or “glass opal” because it has a similar appearance to opal. Opalite is a semi-transparent crystal that can range in colour from white to blue, green and yellow and has a vitreous, or glassy, luster with a refractive index of 1.48-1.53.
A relatively new crystal, opalite was created in the late 19th century and has become increasingly popular in recent years due to its beautiful colours and its supposed healing properties.
Opalite is said to be a stone of hope and optimism. It is believed to bring joy and happiness into the lives of those who wear it as well as having healing and protection properties. It is believed to help to clear the mind and body of negative energy and to protect the wearer from harm.
How To Use Opalite
Opalite has a number of properties that make it a popular choice for jewellery and other decorative items as it is very durable, making it a good choice for everyday use and wear.
Opalite is said to promote peace, tranquility and purity as it is calming for the mind and relieves stress making it a good stone for meditation and astral travel and a must-have for every home. Being a stone of new beginnings and clarity, it also enhances hope and optimism to help people to see the beauty in the world around them and to find joy in the simple things in life. Physically, opalite is also said to be a good stone for the skin, hair, nails, heart and lungs.
Whether you believe in the metaphysical properties of opalite or not, there is no doubt that it is a beautiful and unique stone. If you are looking for a piece of jewellery or a decorative item that is both stylish and meaningful, opalite is a great option for you.
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