The name Opal was probably derived from Sanskrit "upala", meaning"valuable stone". This is substitute stone of diamond. Opal is a silicate, containing water, correlating with our emotions.Clarifies by amplifying and mirror ifeelings, buried emotions, desires (including love and passion).With this comes less inhibition, more spontaneity, free visualization, clearer imagination, and more vivid dreams.Opal is a stone of inspiration which enhances the imagination and creativity as well. It helps one release inhibitions and enhances the memory.Opal is also said to be a very spiritual stone, and can help one be "invisible" in situations where they don''t care to be noticed. It has been known to bring happy dreams, and also to ease the process of change.