Fire Opal is the clear type of opal and just like with other types of opal, it is made up of silicic acid with ample amounts of water, was given a moniker based on its colour.
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Fire Opal is the clear type of opal and just like with other types of opal, it is made up of silicic acid with ample amounts of water, was given a moniker based on its colour. Its name comes from the Roman word ‘Opalus’ which is comes from Ops who was the wife of Saturn and the Goddess of fertility. Since it is a semi-precious jewel, this stone is made in spherical layers which form three-dimensional spaces to give it brilliance and deepen the color. It has an internal makeup which makes it to diffract light and therefore show a variety of colors. Based on the conditions under which it is made, fire opal shows various colors that range from yellow to orange to red and thus this gives fire to its name. And the deeper its body hue – in other words the more ‘fire’ it has, the more precious is the Fire Opal. It is mostly found in Brazil but it is also mined in other countries like Honduras, Guatemala, USA, Canada, Australia, Ethiopia and Turkey.
Taking its place in traditional stories, Fire Opal is popular in Mexico. In Mayas and Aztecs, it was thought that a jewel like the fire opal with that type of exuberance could only have been made in the waters of paradise. This is the reason they named it “quetzalitzlipyollitli” which means ‘the stone of the bird of paradise’. And they used the stone for rituals. This is the reason fire opal is the national jewel of Mexico. There is also hearsay that Cleopatra wore a set of fire opals to attract Mark Anthony who was the ruler of Rome. Queen Victoria used her opal jewelry to protect her from evil and enemies. As a mixture of colors and the sign of heavenly beauty, fire opal is the October birthstone.
Because quality is the initial step taken to make unique fire opal jewelry of rings, earrings, necklaces, cufflinks, Fire opals in AAA quality and with the color of nearly red are provide by Glamira. Giving charisma and attractiveness to any jewelry they are made in, fire opal is the ideal stone to utilize with any metal and design. By creating a couple of fire opal earrings, you can perceive the music of the rivers in paradise. You can also attract your sweetheart, the owner of your heart with a fire opal ring just like Cleopatra! In summary, allow Glamira to transform your life into a sacred ceremonial of beauty.