Libra Birthstone Characteristics

By Denise on April 11, 2014, 57955 views

The birthstone that will enhance the positive features of Libra natives whilst toning down the negative ones is the Opal. This is to be worn either in jewelry or to be kept in the house in different decorative objects.

The Opal symbolizes purity and honesty. This precious stone is said to boost creativity and inspiration in even the most realistic and plain Libra. Opal suggests a hopeful and visionary nature.

By wearing it, Libra natives will be more perceptive, pleasant and will exude refinement whilst their diplomatic nature will also be strenghtened.

On the other hand, Opal is said to take away from these people's indecisiveness and insecurity.

Opal Birthstone

Opal influence: This gemstone is said to relax and induce physical visions. It is thought to unleash the creative genius and might help Libra express their emotions and ideas in a clearer and convincing way.

Opal health benefits: This gemstone is said to be beneficial in eye ailments and for eye sight. It is also said to help the healing in many kinds of diseases by purifying the blood.

Opal facts: Did you know that Opal is the official gemstone of Australia. Its name derives from the Greek “opallos” that means “ to change color”. Opals are made from silica gel seeped into crevices in the sedimentary stratum. These particles are packed in a spherical pattern.

Gregorian Birthstone Poem mentioning Opal:

October’s child is born for woe

And life’s vicissitudes must know,

But lay an opal on her breast,

And hope will lull those woes to rest.

Opal colors: This gemstone comes in white, grey to black shades.

Opal jewelry: It is recommended to use Opal for rings, earrings and pendants.

Other Libra gemstones:

Peridot - symbol of clarity and honesty.

Jade - symbol of financial wisdom.

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