Symbolic of hope and loyalty, October’s birthstone stands out for the fiery range of colors contained within a single stone. During the Middle Ages, it was believe this stone brought good luck to the wearer.
Like a kaleidoscope, October’s opal birthstone has a natural play of color. Its fiery rainbows appear in a variety of patterns and colors, making no two opals alike. They are typically cut into cabochon shapes to enhance the visibility of their spectacular play of color. Throughout history, opals have held much significance. The Greeks believed it provided the power of prophecy. It is a celebrated symbol of loyalty, faith and hope.