It is a shining gem and comes in different hues and colours like black, red, yellow a white combined together. A white snowy landscape, dotted with fireflies of red, gold, blue, purple and green is a valuable possession for many a gem lovers. The finest opals come from Australia. A fine black opal is very expensive. If it grows dull after use, it should be discarded or replaced by a new gem. It is called the queen of gemstones and has been treasured for its extra-ordinary beauty.
It is good for bestowing beauty, power and for financial prosperity and for those in business, particularly connected with travel and tourism and imports/exports. It is also worn for personal charm of the wearer and for those wishing to have extra sexual powers. It is a must for those born in the month of October. It will make them loving and affectionate in personal and family life and will ensure them good opportunities and they will be able to magnetize others for good causes. It enhances the capacity to foretell and has been used by the most successful astrologers and occultists. It also helps the wearers to win litigation cases and to have greater stability in life.