• Apr 12, 2019
  • by Nicole Pacinello

If you’re feeling a little down in the dumps lately, one remedy is opal aura quartz.

This crystal is a bringer of joy, and just the sight of it, with its rainbow colors dancing and sparkling over the stone like the fire of an opal, makes the viewer happier.

Happier still is the person who can hold it in their hand and partake in its healing qualities.

Besides bringing joy, opal aura quartz brings optimism and hope on those gray, cold days of late winter.

Opal Aura Quartz Properties vs. the Properties of Clear Quartz

Also called angel quartz, opal aura quartz is a bit different from “regular” quartz because it is partially synthetic. This doesn’t take away from its power at all, but gives it properties above and beyond those found in natural quartz. Opal aura quartz gets its iridescent colors from being bonded with platinum, and sometimes, silver. A clear crystal is heated to a high temperature then exposed to platinum and silver vapor. This allows the metals to bond on the atomic level with the silicon dioxide of the quartz.

Because of this process, called chemical vapor deposition, opal aura quartz is hard to find and can be a bit pricey. You can tell the real deal from imitations because the shimmering colors of opal aura quartz are not only intensely radiant and lustrous but exceptionally clear.

Opal Aura Quartz Uses

Opal aura quartz contains the properties of clear quartz in that it adapts itself to the energy requirements of the person who needs it. The high vibration of platinum allows you to access your spirit guide and the energy of the angels, including your guardian angel.

Here are some properties that are specific to this beautiful type of quartz:

  • Opal aura quartz balances and purifies your chakras. These are spinning wheels of subtle energy. There are at least eight chakras, and they are found in a line down your spinal column.
  • The crystal also cleanses and strengthens your aura. The aura is the sheath of biomagnetic energy that surrounds your physical body.
  • The crystal helps integrate your light body into the physical plane and allows you to have access to the angelic realms.

It brings insight as it allows you to enter a deep meditative state. It brings the information you’ve received from your meditations into the physical plane and helps you connect with the divine.

Because an opal aura quartz meaning includes such happiness and joy, the crystal attracts friends and lovers to you and strengthens the bonds to the friends that you already have in your life.

The crystal can remove belief systems, attitudes and bonds that no longer serve. It heals psychic and emotional wounds and dispels psychic vampires and parasites. It heals on all levels.


An opal aura crystal is one you want to keep with you always. Its beauty is so dazzling that you’ll want to display a large specimen in a prominent place in your home, but it can also be polished and faceted into pendants to wear on a necklace or drop earrings.

Some experts recommend wearing it as a bracelet on the wrist of the hand you write with.


The shape of any piece of quartz affects its energy, and opal aura quartz can be utilized in its natural state as well as carved into hearts, spheres and other shapes.

Points are used for healing and to draw off and channel energy, double pointed crystals balance the spiritual and physical planes, while clusters are good for cleansing.


Opal aura quartz crystals bring joy, hope, balance and peace. They are also astonishingly beautiful, and we sell a type of opal aura quartz, opal aura amethyst.

Opal Aura Amethyst

If you have questions about opal aura quartz meaning and properties, get in touch with Nicole Pacinello at Crystal Cavern. In the meantime, here’s how to charge your opal aura quartz crystal:

  • You charge an opal aura quartz crystal the same way that you charge any other crystal. First, it needs to be cleansed. Just place it under the faucet or in a bowl of salt water. Some people wash their crystal in the sea. As the water runs over it, quietly ask that any negativity that lingers in the crystal be washed away. There won’t be much left over negativity in an opal aura crystal!
  • After the crystal is cleansed, put it in sunlight or moonlight for a few hours then dedicate it to your purpose. Hold the crystal and imagine a bright but gentle light enveloping it. Say your dedication out loud then close your eyes and imagine the opal aura crystal bringing you joy, cleansing your auras, aligning your chakras or doing whatever it is you wish it to do. Then, say what you want aloud.
  • For the first few days after it has been programmed and dedicated, you’ll want to keep the crystal in a place where it can be easily seen, such as on top of your dresser. Be sure to hold it a few times a day, and reprogram it if you feel the need.