Opal Stone (Doodhiya Pathar)


Opal stone is one of the best substitutes for diamonds. It is associated with the planet Venus. It comes in almost all colors, but it is mainly worn in white for astrological benefits. Opal comes from transparent to opaque and is usually cut into cabochons to display its rainbow effect(Play of color – Phenomena). Opal is separated into two main categories: normal and fire opal.

Opal is formed when silica-rich water seeps into the Earth’s crust. This gem comprises tiny spheres of silica. It contain water, and any sudden changes in temperature may cause them to crack or fracture.