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These bold & lightweight earrings will become your new favorite pair! Sterling Silver with white opal & faceted pyrite. 2.75"x 1.75". ER-268-BW
Opal: Opals are known for their impressive array of flashing colors. Meaning “stone of value” in Sanskrit, the word opal is derived from the same root as the Greek “opallios” or “color change”. While there are many different kinds of opals from all over the world, opals are commonly mined in Australia. An Australian aboriginal legend tells that The Creator came down to earth on a rainbow to deliver a message of peace to all humans. On the exact spot where he landed, the rocks became alive with all the colors of the rainbow and opals were born. Opal acts as a prism within the aura, bringing a full spectrum of Light energy to the system, soothing and clearing the emotional body, and boosting the will to live and the joy of one’s earthly existence. It promotes optimism, enthusiasm and creativity, and allows for the release of inhibitions inspiring love and passion. Uniquely, opals always contain water- usually between 2% and 6%. Therefore, opal jewelry should be worn as much as possible to assure that the gemstone receives enough moisture from the environment. Without it, the opal’s color will pale. Opal is the birthstone for October.
Pyrite: Believed to promote communication between the conscious and subconscious minds, the Inca used large slabs of polished pyrite as mirrors and believed that the stone held divine powers. Used in jewelry in ancient Greece and Rome, the name pyrite is derived from the Greek pyr, meaning “fire”, referring to the sparks made when pyrite strikes metal. Thus, pyrite is known as the Stone of Hidden Fire, and resonates with warming fire energy and spirit of boldness and assertive action. It is masculine stone by nature; a stone of action, vitality and will it taps into one’s abilities and potential and stimulates the flow of ideas, bringing confidence and the persistence to carry tasks through to completion. Also known as Fool’s Gold because miners mistook this mineral for gold during the California Gold Rush.