What is the Birthstone for October?

Opal Tree of Life Pendant
Opal Tree of Life Pendant by Phoenix Fire Designs

The birthstone for October is the Opal, an unusual gemstone that reflects a rainbow of colors known as ‘play of color’. The five main types of opal are white, black, fire, boulder and crystal; according to their background color.

See more Quick Facts about the October birthstone and browse our stunning selection of handcrafted opal jewelry at October Birthstone – Opal Jewelry.

I was quite excited to come across Planet Opal based in Australia. You have to see the ‘floating jewelry’ Sean has created made from local opals he sources himself. Opal is Australia’s national gemstone and is where most of the world’s precious opal is supplied from.

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Are you an October baby?

*Mandy

 

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