Opalite is an all-round healing stone used to boost confidence and self-esteem and improve one’s sense of worth. The natural opalite the earth produces is a bit rare, hence most of the opalite found on the market is synthetic. Just as natural crystals, man-made crystals like opalite also hold healing energies.The crystal is known by several different names including Tiffany Stone, Purple Opal and Opalised fluorite.
Healing Properties of Opalite
Opalite is a translucent stone known for its soft vibrations of positive energy and harmony. Crystal believers are confident that it is a stone of personal power. It is known for its ability to increase inner strength,enhance self-esteem and boost confidence.
Opalite helps with communication at all levels as the stone aids in verbalizing hidden feelings. As a serene crystal, opalite is also good for depression and relationships.
The stone is particularly useful in ensuring smooth transitions in major life changes. It is also used by merchants to manifest financial abundance and material wealth.
It is ideal for meditation as its removes energy blockages of chakras and improve concentration. It is ideal for students because it promotes a calm and focused mind and thought to enhance the retention of knowledge.
It is said to be a stone of love, able to assist in the creation of lasting romantic bonds.
Healthwise, opalite is known for its ability to purify the blood and kidneys, support healthy lung functions and eliminate fatigue. It also helps relieve chronic symptoms of diseases like asthma, allergies, eczema or psoriasis.
People who experience high levels of stress can get a gentle soothing from opalite. The crystal is also beneficial for those who have trouble sleeping, as it soothes the heart, regulates heart beat and facilitates sleep.
The stone is more associated with the third eye chakra which opens access to your intuitive gifts.
How Opalite is formed
Man-made opalite is produced through the fusion of silicon particles, crystalline and ceramic powders. The result is an exceptionally smooth crystal with almost all the characteristics of glass yet superior to ceramic because of its scratch and shock resistance.
Caring for Opalite Crystals
Since opalite is basically glass, improper care can cause it to break into sharp pieces. Physical cleaning of opalite should be limited to dusting with a piece of gentle cloth. If you choose to clean your opal with salt, be sure to cleanse in a small glass bowl and set that on salt held in a larger glass bowl with water to prevent direct contact with the salt. Try to limit contact of your crystal with vinegar.
Pairing Opalite with other crystals
Opalite can be paired with other crystals to maximize its energy and healing properties. One healing crystal combination is Opal and Pyrite. The pair empowers the root, crown and Solar plexus chakra to keep you balanced, wise and healthy. They are super effective in enhancing concentration during meditation.
You can wear these crystals as ornaments or simple keep them in your home to release the desired energy.