Also known as Peruvian Pink Opal, this stone is high in silica and tends to be a beautiful light or bright pink. It’s a type of chalcedony found in Peru and western Australia. Other names for this stone include Andean Opal and Angelskin O...
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Also known as Peruvian Pink Opal, this stone is high in silica and tends to be a beautiful light or bright pink. It’s a type of chalcedony found in Peru and western Australia. Other names for this stone include Andean Opal and Angelskin Opal.
Physical Energy Properties: Helps those with diabetes and hypoglycemia. Beneficial for the skin and circulation. Good for the spleen, liver, lungs, connective tissue and the heart. Also good for maintaining balanced blood sugar levels.
Emotional Energy Properties: Wonderful for self-balancing and rebirth. Also great for calming and soothing yourself. Renews love and calls in awakening energies. Calms the mind and helps you focus. Relaxes the heart and mind so you can get a good night of rest and feel rejuvenated when you wake up.
Chakras: Associated with the Heart chakra and love.
Astrological signs: Connected with Cancer.
History: This type of opal was first found in the Andes Mountains of Peru and ancient Incan people thought it to be a gift from Pachamama, who was the first Incan goddess representing the spirit of Mother Earth.
Where it's found: Found mainly in Peru with some specimens found in Western Australia.
Variations, Rarity and Value: Some can have druze chalcedony. The polished pieces of pink opal make beautiful specimens to include in jewelry. It has also been used in carvings since it’s quite easy to carve. It’s found by the bubbling water near volcanic ash. The ash dissolves silica and forms nodules. Has a rating of 5.5 - 6 on the Mohs hardness scale.
How to use it: Use this stone to renew feelings of love and to bring in self-love. Carry this stone with you for good luck and comfort. Place beside your bed or by the bath to bring in a relaxing energy. This ring is beautiful in jewelry and would make for a great gift for a loved one.