Opal is a hydrated amorphous form of silica, and because of its amorphous character it is referred to as a mineraloid. It's water content can range anywhere from 3% to 21% by weight but it is usually around 6-10%. The internal structure of opal causes it to diffract light.
These Opal beads have been dyed a stunning pink. The sparkle they have in the light is lovely. These beads would add a nice pop to any project!
Opal can make for the perfect creativity stone as it is believed to aid in stimulating originality and dynamic creativity while assisting in expressing your true self. Opal has always been associated with increased emotional states, and has been said to increase feelings of self-worth.
Due to the nature of natural products, color, size, and style may vary slightly from the photos listed. You will receive a strand similar to those in the listing.