Opals are often said to` dazzle` , as they catch the light in so many different ways . It often seems as if the stone changes its mood as different rainbow hues can be seen depending on the light.
Opals are created from silion dioxide solutions, which entered cracks in ancient rocks during the Cretaceous geological period. Once the water evaporated , the tiny spherical silica particles eventually created Opals. White light is refracted by these spheres and is broken up to form the colours of the spectrum .
Opal is a birthstone for Libra , Taurus and the months of October, September and November...
Opals are said to encourage stable relationships and companionship.