Matrix opal is as its name a network of streaks or in between smudge grains of the ferruginous sandstone. Matrix encompasses precious milk-glass silica as a filling of pore spaces in the stone. In the natural state, it generally demonstrates fine colors. Like lightning in a rainbow, Matrix opal is the spectral delight. Soothing to the eye, it instigates love, purity, happiness, innocence and hope. This phenomenal fiery stone is believed to bring luck.
According to the Roman historian, Matrix opal is described as a precious stone which holds back the sea-green beauty of the Emerald, a fiery flame of the Garnet and the dazzling purple of the Amethyst. Possessing the virtues of all these gemstones, it is deemed to bring a total spectrum of Light energy to the system and boost up the wearing individual’s spirit to live a joyous life. Matrix Opal enkindles optimism and clears emotional body as it acts as a prism within the aura of the wearing person. By improving the cosmic consciousness, it stimulates flashes of intuition and insight. It is thought to be a protective stone for deep inner work and in the world of shamanic (benevolent and malevolent) journeys. Most known for its power to bring one’s traits to the ground, it picks up thoughts; feelings, desires, buried emotions and return back to them. It helps to overcome from the negative attributes of an individual and enhance the true fostering potential. Being the karmic stone, it helps to remind one “as you sow, so shall you reap”.
It is thought to be linked to a goddess of fertility and with a delicate complexion of a lovely youth it is believed to be “the child of love”. Matrix Opal is fabricated of hydrated silicon dioxide and has a water content ranging from 3% to 21% by weight. It is likewise believed to possess the ophthalmic virtues. A beautiful stone for calming the inner soul is infused with the small rounded pebbles of sandstone (Yowah Nuts). It is said to utilize both Earth and Fire energies, this beautiful stone is used to access one’s spiritual guides and also used in medicine wheel (a stone circle built by North American Indians, considered to have religious, astronomical and defensive significance) ceremonies to stabilize energy and help to built contact. Usually known as play of colors, this precious opal produces brilliant flashes or streaks of iridescent color. The national gemstone of Australia, Matrix Opal fulfills 97% of the world’s supply. Particularly useful for healing old emotional wounds, it stimulates communication from the heart. By bringing an inner peace to carry one through difficult times, it is trusted to promote right action and highest good connection with others. As it carries water energy within it, it is great for activating the Heart and Throat Chakras. Matrix Opal is regarded to be exceedingly lucky and the most uplifting of the Opals, bringing Light into the aura. It helps the wearing individual to face his darkest fears, it effortlessly distresses and dissolves depression also hopelessness. As a protective stone for soul retrieval and deep inner work, it links the crown and root chakra too. A great magnifier of intention and manifestation, it is used to gaze into the past, present or future. Power stone for magic ritual, matrix opal is used for reading eyes to facilitate the truthfulness or intent of a person. Antidotes to restless thoughts and a cloak of invisibility, it is supposed to give an emotional support. Matrix Opal is also judged to be consoling to mothers, who are experiencing the empty-nest syndrome. Associated with love and compassion it is a seductive stone, moreover arouse desire and eroticism in the wearing individual. With a dynamic creativity and spontaneity, it encourages gentle love and compassionate service.