October's birthstone is the beautiful and colorful OPAL! In Roman times, this gem was carried around or adorned as a symbol of good luck and fortune. In some cultures, it was also believed to cure eye diseases! The opal has also been associated with passion, eroticism, and seduction.
The most popular opal is the white opal, which is milky white in color with irredesecent rainbow hues. But did you know that there are also fire opals and black opals, both of which can be exciting and rich in color, along with blue-green Australian opals, that are stunning and exotic! We've rounded up some of our favorite opal styles.