Opal
Origin/Usage
Sanskrit
Pronunciation
O-pəl
Meaning
Jewel
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Derived from the name of a precious gemstone, ultimately derived from the Sanskrit upala, which means "jewel". Opal is the national gemstone of Australia, which is also responsible for 97% of the world's supply. In the Middle Ages people believed opal could bring great luck. It is also the birthstone of October.

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