Yes we know, tourmaline is also one of October’s birthstones, but we wanted to give opals their due time in the spotlight. Why? Because they’re so darn transfixing, possessing an ever-changing rainbow-like quality that captures the eye and imagination.
The Romans believed the opal was the most precious and powerful of all gems. It’s associated with hope and good luck. Other cultures believe the gem possesses supernatural powers, perfect for this magical time of year.