October Birthstone - Opal

For those born in the month of October, Opal is your birthstone! It is a semi-precious gemstone, whose sub-molecular structure produces a very unique light refracting effect, which showcases a brilliant rainbow like color play within the gemstone. Opal is associated with Libra and is said to influence conjugal harmony, confidence, beauty, great wellbeing, affection and success.

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Properties of the October Birthstone

Opal is also considered to enhance qualities such as faithfulness, confidence and brings good luck. It is also thought to enhance creativity, resolves depression and aids in the search for true love. Black opal is regarded as an extremely lucky stone. And is suggested to be worn near the heart to protect one from the evil eye and protect travelers on journeys to faraway grounds. People who are connected with the business of travel and tourism are greatly benefitted by Opal gemstones.

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How to choose the perfect October Birthstone

  • The perfect October Birthstone should be free of internal inclusions and /or cracks and abrasions.
  • The perfect opal gemstone should showcase a vivid and brilliant color-play throughout the stone.
  • While any stone size is considered to beneficial, but to experience profound benefits, the birthstone size should be a minimum 1/10thof your actual body weight. (e.g. 60 kg body weight = 6 ct gemstone)

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More about the October Birthstone

In ancient times Opal stones were considered to be a cure for diseases of the eye. Fire Opal is considered beneficial for red corpuscle & blood disorders, depression, apathy and lethargy. Black Opal is believed to be beneficial for human conceptive organs, spleen & pancreas, channels red corpuscles & aids white corpuscles and is also beneficial for ailments of bone marrow. White Opal is viewed as useful for balancing the left and right brain hemispheres for neuro stability and is supposed to stimulate white corpuscles.