Opal is the national gemstone of Australia. Opals display a beautiful play-of-colour and, in some instances, iridescence.
Opals may be transparent, translucent or opaque and their background colour may be white, , brown, black (rarest), or any other colour due to trace elements in the matrix.
Opals are known as 'The Stone of Inspiration'. They inspire us to fulfill our dreams and help us to direct our thoughts and energies into accomplishing them. Opals bring us renewal into our lives. They inspire us to live a life full of love, hope and happiness. Opals help to enhance memory.