Opal is thought to assist in releasing fear and sending comforting support to those who are grieving. It is a lovely gentle supporting stone.
It is seen to assist in strengthening all types of relationships; romantic, friends, family and business, especially when worn in a pendant around the neck, (or tucked into your bra next to your heart).
It is sometimes referred to as the stone of change. It is a spiritual stone that also assists in opening up psychically.
On a physical level, Opal can help to cool a fever and infections, and improve memory function.
There are many different types of Opal and each in turn will hold extra attributes attributed to that specific type.