Although October is usually known for its auburn fall color palette, it’s birthstones say otherwise! Opal and tourmaline are the birthstones for October, and their beautiful array of colors tells a different story. Rather than being limited to warm, autumn hues, opal and tourmaline feature several bright and lively shades. You are sure to “FALL” in love with all of the history, properties, and colors that these gemstones have to offer!
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Opal is known as the more traditional birthstone for the month of October. This brilliant gemstone was first found in Australia in the late 1880s and has been a deeply desired gem ever since its discovery due to its one-of-a-kind color and beauty. Although the most precious of opal gemstones are mined in Australia, there are other locations, such as Mexico and Ethiopia, where this spectacular gem can be found. Opal can be translucent, transparent, or even opaque, making it a very unique and extraordinary gem.
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This magnificent gem has also been loved through the ages for its supposed healing properties and spiritual effects. Opal is known for bringing peace, love, and faithfulness to its wearer. Its rainbow coloring is also said to enhance creativity and imagination, encouraging inspiration for the arts. Long ago, the ancient Greeks treasured Opal because they believed that it would protect them from disease and harm. Opal is also known to represent royalty. It was admired and loved by Queen Victoria in the mid 19th Century who held an amazing collection of opal jewelry.
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Tourmaline, October’s secondary birthstone, is cherished by many for its large color options and beautiful bright hues. Tourmaline is found in many locations around the world including Brazil, Africa, California, and India. Here at Sami’s, we specialize in gorgeous California pink tourmaline. When it comes to gemstones, pink is easily one of the most desired colors and California pink tourmaline makes it easy to find the shade of your liking. In fact, California pink tourmaline gemstones can often have up to three different hues of pink within a single gem. Its variety of shades makes California pink tourmaline an easy gem to match with different outfits, as well as skin tone.
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California pink tourmaline has often been said to represent passion, energy, and love. This gem also allows its wearer to be extremely caring and genuine with all whom they come in contact with. It’s perfect for social butterflies, or for anyone who would like more confidence! Along with these fantastic properties, this gemstone is also said to release negative emotions, including anger and frustration. Many people use tourmaline in their meditation practices in order to dismiss their pessimistic feelings and thoughts, as well as welcome happiness, love, and healing into their lives.
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Overall, both of October’s gemstones display bright colors that are adored and desired by all who lay eyes on them. Opal and California pink tourmaline both serve as amazing healing stones and are a fantastic gift choice for anyone you can think of, especially because they have such a wide variety of colors and sizes. Be unique this month and rock these bright and beautiful gemstones to stand out of the crowd this fall season!
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