Symbolic of hope and loyalty, October’s birthstone stands out for the fiery range of colours 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 colour. Its fiery rainbows appear in a variety of patterns and colours, making no two opals alike. They are typically cut into cabochon shapes to enhance the visibility of their spectacular play of colour. 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.