Used to awaken psychic perception and mystical awareness, opal strengthens memory and aids in dreaming. It encourages flashes of insight and helps the wearer to achieve their higher potential. It offers creativity and inspiration. There are those who consider opal an "unlucky" stone. This may be because of the fact that opal can stimulate change to occur in your life - if you are not prepared for this, it may be better to chose another stone. If you are prepared for a change, opal can help to catalyze this, causing opportunities for growth to spring up around you.

Projective, receptive
Brow, Spleen, Sacral
All Planets, moon
All elements
Associated Herb:
Astral Projection, psychism, beauty, luck, money, power
Magical Uses:
  • Use for any or all magickal needs.
  • Used to create invisibility.
  • Use to promote the ability to astrally project.
  • Wear during astral projection to protect yourself.
  • Use to help re-call Past-Lives.
  • Wear to aid in developing your psychic powers.
  • Wear to bring external your inner beauty and tranquility.
  • Use in money drawing spells and rituals.
  • Black opals are used for enhancing and directing cones of powers during rituals.
  • Carry this stone for luck.
Divinatory Meaning:
Death or endings. If the crystal loses its brilliance, an unfaithful lover

Black Opal
Brown Opal
Gray Opal
Magical Properties:
These three forms of Opal resonate with the sacral chakra and the reproductive organs. They are particularly useful for releasing sexual tension that arises from emotional causes, and for processing and integrating newly released emotions.
Blue Opal
Magical Properties:
This form of Opal is an emotional soother that realigns to spiritual purpose. It resonates with the throat chakra and can enhance communication, especially of that which has been suppressed due to lack of confidence. It is useful when past-life experiences or injuries are affecting the present life, as these can be healed through the etheric blueprint.
Boulder Matrix Opal
Magical Properties:
This form of opal can be used when doing meditations in order to aid you in connecting with your animal guides and totems.
Cherry Opal
Magical Properties:
This form of Opal aids in cleansing and activating the base and sacral chakras. It promotes a feeling of being centered. At the spiritual level, this stone activates clairvoyance and clairsentience. It is particularly helpful for healing headaches that arise from a blocked and unopened third eye. It promotes tissue regeneration and heals blood disorders, muscle tension, and spinal disorders, and ameliorates menopausal symptoms.
Chrysopal (Blue-Green)
Magical Properties:
This form of Opal opens to new impressions and encourages openness to others. It helps you to observe the world with new eyes. A mood enhancing stone, it alleviates emotional burdens, often through crying, and liberates feelings. It detoxifies and regenerates the liver and relieves feelings of constriction from the heart and chest.
Fire Opal (Orange-Red)
Magical Properties:
This form of opal is an enhancer of personal power, awakening the inner fire, and a protector against danger. It is a symbol of hope, excellent for business, and an energy amplifier. Used in situations of injustice or mistreatment, it supports through the resultant emotional turmoil. It magnifies thoughts and feelings, returning them threefold, and can release deep seated feelings of grief, even that stemming from other lives.
Green Opal
Magical Properties:
This form of opal is a cleansing and rejuvenating stone that promotes emotional recovery and aids relationships. With the ability to filter information and reorient the mind, it gives meaning to everyday life and brings about a spiritual perspective.
Water Opal (Hyalite)
Magical Properties:
This form of Opal is wonderful for scrying.. It's watery depths stimulate connection with the spiritual realms. A mood stabilizer, it connects the base chakra with the crown, enhancing meditative experience. Hyalite helps those making the transition out of the body. It teaches that the body is a temporary vehicle for the soul.