Gemstone - Peruvian Opal Blue
Peruvian Blue Opal is found in the Andes mountains near San Patricio, Peru. It is a very translucent stone with a natural brilliant sea blue/ green color. Depending on how the stone is cut it can be clear, scenic (showing varying degrees of color) or dendritic which has black fern like inclusions. This is the national stone of Peru. According to folklore, Blue Peruvian Opal is a calming stone that can calm the mind and ease sleep problems. Peruvian Opal is rumored to aid in releasing communication blockages and relieves stress, and promotes tranquility and nurturing. All Opals are commonly believed to project the energies of the wearer, positive and negative.