Derived from the Sanskrit word "upala" (meaning "valuable stone"), this stone consists of both colloidal silica and up to 20% water – bringing the fortitude of earth with the unfathomable mystery of water. It is considered to be the crystal of the New Age, and has been beloved by alchemists and mystics throughout the centuries for its ability to facilitate connection to the higher self and to the wisdom of the Ancients. Australian Blue Opal is known to be an emotionally soothing stone that aids in enhancing communication skills and providing one with the courage and freedom to speak their truth.
This Pinecone is blessed by a Sterling Silver emblem of the 7th Chakra. Known as "Sahasrara" (meaning “Thousandfold”) in Sanskrit, the Crown chakra relates to expanding one’s consciousness, increasing abilities to perceive, and a feeling of spiritual connectedness.