Written By Liz Oakes
Peruvian Pink Opal has a strong heart chakra and higher heart chakra energy.
It helps relationships by stimulating feelings of love, compassion and forgiveness and helping you to let go of anger.
Its energy also helps you to feel increased love for both yourself and your loved ones.
It is a quite enchanting stone to use in meditation, and its vibration makes is easy to use to connect with angels and teachers in the higher realms.
It may bring Spiritual awakening and also helps to stimulate intuitive gifts. It can aid emotional healing as it embodies a beautiful heart based spiritual energy.
The healing properties of crystals like these are known to be related to helping health problems within the area of the physical heart.
They have a number of other healing properties and may be made into a crystal elixir to help issues of the skin.
These crystals are also called Andean Pink Opal as they are found high in the Andes Mountains.
These stones were formed in sedimentary rock in the South American Andes mountains.
The meaning of the name of Peruvian Pink Opal relates to the fact that this is the more common name for them as they are the National Stone Of Peru.
While Peruvian Opal may be pink there are also beautiful Peruvian Blue Opals and I have read that there are some Green Peruvian Opals also found recently.
The various colors of this mineral are found in the same area, and they may be found in areas quite close to each other in this mountainous region.
Their color ranges from a light pink color through to medium pink shades, with many pieces having a lovely sheen and some may seem to glow.
They are often quite beautiful, and while you can see the glow in many pieces, some may be a more matte pink color.
Many pieces for sale are polished, but it is possible to get natural raw unpolished Pink Peruvian Opal like the piece above.
The rough Peruvian Opal loses its shine when it begins to dry out.
So finders of the stones prefer to polish them as soon as possible to ensure they keep their beautiful sheen.
This stone is available as natural raw stone, but to really enjoy its beauty, it might be advantageous to purchase tumblestones or pieces of jewelry made from it.
Using Peruvian Pink Opal is enjoyable, as it has a pleasing, caring vibration that will flow through to you while you are using it.
When you hold it in your hand you will notice how quickly feelings of peace and harmony sweep through you.
It resonates within both the heart chakra and the higher heart, and the loving energy flows easily to you, bringing increased feelings of well-being.
This is a lovely stone to help you to let go of old patterns of behavior, including if you have had negative feelings towards others in your life.
Its energy has a good action to help you to release belligerent or hostile attitudes towards other people, particularly those that you are closest to.
The higher heart chakra energy embodied in this pink opal is powerful to encourage an increase of compassion and forgiveness and can also assist you to release fear.
This stone's vibration may also encourage you to have a more understanding attitude towards others in your life.
Through the release of aggressive or negative attitudes it may help you to develop a more peaceful attitude towards people who have been irritating you.
By releasing any type of bad tempered or aggressive feelings towards those closest to you, such as your partner, this may help to improve your relationship.
It can help you to feel and be more loving and caring towards everyone in your life.
This applies whether they are your intimate partner, your family or someone you work with.
Most crystals are excellent assets to your life and will benefit you if you use them in meditation. But some are especially helpful, and this is one of them.
There are a number of good reasons why this pink crystal is a beneficial stone to choose to use to meditate with.
This is also a strong meditation stone for a number of other reasons. Its action to access higher spiritual heart based energy is very powerful.
It may assist you to make a connection to your own higher self and the angels, and can assist you to connect to the realms where spiritual awakening can be attained.
These are the realms where the wisdom of the highest spiritual teachers and the archangels can become available to each of you.
If you have already been working with the ascended masters, you may find that its energy aids you to contact them more easily.
You may find that its energy connects you with the Spiritual wisdom of the ascended master Saint Germaine, who works in the etheric to aid violet flame healing.
There are a number of other spiritual teachers in the higher realms, who may allow you to connect with them, so you can receive their guidance and teachings.
This stone's energy can assist you to make that connection. Its energy may also bring forth higher intuitive guidance, which can be highly beneficial.
Using this stone regularly, and wearing it on the body can allow you to more easily access this guidance via your intuition.
These pink crystals are said to have quite a few healing properties.
They are known for their action to assist a number of health issues within the area of chest relating to the energy of the heart chakra.
Their vibration is said to assist problems within the lungs, heart and spleen and are known to be beneficial to assist connective tissues.
It calms and soothes the mind as well as the body which assists the release of tension and worry.
It is said to help water retention, muscular swelling and inflammation and may assist headaches.
If you use it to make a crystal elixir this is known to be beneficial to assist problems in the skin to heal.
Andean Pink Opal is fairly easy to obtain as jewelry, and pendants made from these stones are quite beautiful.
This lovely pink crystal is also made into other types of jewelry including earrings and beads, which make beautiful bracelets or necklaces.
Wearing this stone close to the area of the heart chakra for longer periods of time may assist physical and emotional healing.
Having them within your aura may be helpful as they are advantageous healing crystals for you to use for Spiritual healing and to boost your creativity.
My final thoughts about these lovely pink opals relates to reminding you how powerful they are to use in meditation.
They have an advantageous energy to boost Spiritual awakening and growth through their strong action to help you to connect to teachers and angelic beings in the higher realms.
This may also assist healing of a number of health issues, including helping emotional healing.
In summary: this crystal has a number of excellent metaphysical properties that make it a strong stone to add to your crystal collection.
Wearing them on the body as jewelry or simply keeping one in your pocket can help to improve relationships including the one with yourself.
If you are wondering about the mineral makeup of these stones, there are different types of Opal.
They may be classified as either precious opal or common opal. Peruvian Pink Opal is classified in the common opal group.
This is because it does not have the lovely flashes of bright color that characterize the precious opal varieties.
The various types of opal have a common mineral make-up which is basically silica, so this means it has many of the properties of quartz crystals.
In addition these stones have other minerals included that create the pink color.
When Opal is viewed under an electron microscope, they can see many tiny silica spheres.
These spheres may be orderly, which creates the bright sparkles of color in many opals.
When the spheres are disorderly, without an orderly size or type of stacking, then they are known as common opal and this is what this pink stone is classified as.
What are the best crystals to use with Peruvian Pink Opal or Andean Pink Opal?
These pink crystals have a lovely energy to assist the growth of self love. It is important to love and approve of yourself, if you expect others to love you.
Stimulating the growth of love for who you really are is valuable, and using this stone with other stones that encourage this love for yourself is valuable.
Specific stones that boost self love includes Linarite, Morganite, Kutnohorite, Cobaltian Calcite, Strawberry Quartz and Rose Quartz.
These pink crystals have a lovely heart based energy and will combine well with other pink heart or higher heart chakra stones to aid relationships.
One of the most powerful stones for relationship healing is Rose Quartz Crystal.
Use this stone in combination with Rose Quartz, Tugtupite, Pink Tourmaline or orangey pink Pecos Diamond Quartz, which all resonate within the heart chakra.
If you are using these lovely pink crystals to assist you to develop stronger intuition, it may be beneficial to combine them with other stones that have a good action to boost intuitive gifts.
Specific stones that are known to have a good effect and may give you good results, includes Blue Tourmaline, Green Apatite, Blue Calcite or Indigo Gabbro.
For those of you who feel that you could benefit from emotional healing, these stones are excellent in their own right.
Buy they can also be used with other crystals that encourage the emotions to heal.
Specific stones for emotional healing that are supportive to aid you to heal includes either of the two well known Green Garnets, Uvarovite and Tsavorite Garnet as well as Apache Tears or Rainbow Obsidian.
They are a number of excellent crystals that can be used when meditating to aid you to more easily connect with angels.
These lovely stones may be used with other angel crystals for this purpose.
Combine them with Angel Aura Quartz, Tunellite, Angelite or Kammererite to bring an easier connection with the angelic kingdom.