Opal Jewelry -- Your Own Personal Piece of Rainbow
An opal bracelet is a beautiful accessory and can be reasonably priced as well. Opal which ranges in color from
a light blue to a dark blue, orange, red, and violet is a beautiful stone. The opal is a nice smooth stone which
can make for great jewelry.
Approximately ninety-five percent of fine opal comes from the Australian Outback. This means that there’s a very
strong chance that your opal bracelet will come from there.
An opal bracelet can be worn with anything whether it be a formal occasion or wearing it for everyday use. It
can look dazzling with any color dress as the stone stands out for its beauty and color. The price ranges for an
opal bracelet can range from affordable to very expensive depending on the type of opal it is.
The stones of an opal bracelet will be very colorful, with a different sort of color combination if
they are black, white, or other opals. Regardless of what color they are, quality opals have a wonderful play of
color that seems to be just below the surface of the stone. The color comes from moisture stuck inside the
The stones of an opal bracelet are polished in such a way that they do not often crack. If these stones were to
crack, the moisture, and therefore the color, will slowly seep out of them, which will make a
very dull bracelet.
If you are looking for an opal bracelet the popular choices are the fire opal and the precious opal. A bracelet
with a fire opal is generally red or orange, comes from Mexico, and has more clarity than other types of opals.
This type of bracelet will be more expensive because of the rarity of the stone or stones.
An opal bracelet having the precious opal will be from Australia and can be red, orange, blue, and black, which
is the most precious. No matter what bracelet you have they can range from precious to common and come in many
shades of red and blue.
The opal is the traditional Hindu birthstone for March, and the modern birthstone for October, so a
bracelet set with an opal can be a great gift for someone special with a birthday or occasion in the month.
Each opal needs to be treated with care and respect because they are relatively fragile stones. It is not a good
idea to wear an opal bracelet twenty-four seven because the oils in your skin will damage the stones. Wearing the
opal bracelet for special occasions and the like is fine, as long as you do not forget you are wearing
The bracelet should not be immersed in liquids either, because this does damage in the same way the oils in your
skin. When you are finished wearing your opal bracelet for the evening, it is smart to let it air out and dry.
When cleaning your opal bracelet you might want to take it to a professional jewelry maker and ask them about
the proper cleaning of your bracelet. You might even have them do the work, that way you know it will be cleaned
right, without damaging your bracelet.
An opal bracelet does not just look great as the opal also has different powers. Opal, which is a silicate,
contains water which correlates with our emotions and brings out emotions such as love and passion. Wearing a piece
of jewelry with an opal set in it can be said to lessen inhibition and bring about spontaneity.
The opal also spurns on imagination, visualization, and dreams. The opal in an opal bracelet can change color
with intense people who have fiery personalities. Different colors of the stones have different powers so depending
on the color of the opal bracelet it can have different effects.
A white opal bracelet will balance the right and left side of the brain. A black opal bracelet, which is really
dark blue, is the most potent type of opal. And a fire opal bracelet can bring about passion, anger, intense
emotions, and stimulate energy.
An opal bracelet looks great, has different powers, and can come in common or precious types. It makes a perfect
gift for someone special for any occasion.