A really beautiful stone crystal to have and hold because of its gentle and soothing energy, a wonderful tool for metaphysical energy work, either carried or wrapped in macrame♥
WHAT IS PINK OPAL:
Pink opal is a natural type of common opal that often contains palygorskite and chalcedony. Palygorskite is a phyllosilicate that resembles opal, while chalcedony is a microcrystalline quartz mineral.
The color ranges from a bright baby girl pink to a pink-white, cream, or even lavender. Over the course of time Pink Opal has adopted the nickname “Peppermint candy stone”, due to its close resemblances to that of candies.
The country of Peru is known to have the brightest and most impressive Pink Opal specimens, but it can also be found in other South American countries, USA, and even Australia.
As a common opal, pink opal is primarily composed of hydrated silica. If you’ve heard of quartz, that’s silica. The difference between quartz and opal is the opal's water content, which usually makes up 6-10 percent of the stone.
Pink opal ranges in hue from pastel pink to bubblegum pink, with other colors frequently displayed in color zones or streaks. The colors you’ll usually see making an appearance are white, black, peach, and sometimes yellow. Although, some pink opals may take on a lavender hue.
Color-zoned pink opals are typically opaque but may be translucent. When the color zoning shows dark colors against the pink background, like black dendrite inclusions, the stone may go by the fitting nickname “Peppermint Candy Stone.”
Aproximative size: 52-28mm
Weight: 15-20 grams
-When you’re dealing with stress, pink opal can remind you to take a step back to help others.
-The stone can inspire empathy and bring clarity, allowing you to be an open-minded, compassionate friend to someone in need.
- Pink opal can provide healing by balancing emotions and soothing anxiety.
-If your emotional distress is rooted in guilt, pink opal can help there, too. As the “Peace and Penance Stone,” pink opal helps us forgive ourselves for mistakes of the past and look toward our hopes for the future instead.
Healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing, not prescription or healthcare information