Size Barrel: 12mm-L x 17mm-W x 12mm-D
Size Rondelle: 6mm-L x 17mm-W x 6mm-D
Qty: 6 Beads / Length: 2 in.
Weight: 22 g.
Opal is Australia's national gemstone, 97% of the world's Opal is produced there. Mexico and Peru also have notable varieties. Opal has a wonderful color spectrum. It ranges from warm reds, vanilla whites to oceanic blues and digital greens. The colors are splashed across the stones in thick brush strokes as if painted by a natural Van Gogh. Opal will add sophistication and fun to any design.
Mohs' Hardness Scale: 5.5-6.5
Blue Opal (blue) represents the throat chakra which is positioned at the base of the throat. It controls the throat, neck, arms and hands. Blue Opal enhances self-esteem and self-love. It brings courage and ingenuity while strengthening communication and creativity skills. Opal is the birthstone for October and resonates with the astrological signs Aries and Virgo.