Olive Opal is one of the many varieties of Opal, a unique stone that is considered not only beautiful but also powerful. Opal is one of the most common gemstones used in jewelry making. Since it is found in many colors, its beauty and exuberance increases manifold. Olive opal is similar to green opal not just in terms of color but also in terms of its metaphysical properties. White, grey and green opals are very easily found while black opal is very rarely found. Opals can be transparent, translucent or opaque depending upon the conditions of how it was formed. Opals are generally categorized under two heads – precious and common. The precious ones are usually iridescent while common opal do not display any play of color.
Opal is largely mined from Australia. In fact, the southern part of the country accounts for about 96% of all Opals mined worldwide. It is also found in Ethiopia, Nevada (USA), Mexico, Canada, Czech Republic, Turkey, Indonesia, Brazil, Nicaragua, Slovakia, Hungary, and Guatemala.
Olive Opal is considered to be to a strengthening stone. Considered to be a stone of change, it is considered beneficial especially if worn around a neck as a pendant.
Olive Opal has many healing properties those which not only help the mind relax but also works well for the heart.
Chakra Healing - Olive Opal works to open and activate the heart chakra. It promotes abundance and prosperity.
Olive Opal has surprising metaphysical properties. As a stone of change, it helps maintain relationships, keeps a person calm. Wearing it close to the heart helps one stay true to his wishes.
As the name suggests it is an olive green colored variety of Opal.