October Birthstone Information
October's birthstone is the opal. Ancient Romans called the opal the "queen of gems" and saw the stone as a symbol of purity and hope. The ancient Greeks believed that opal jewelry gave the power of prophecy to its owner. Opals are considered by many to be one of the precious gems, and October birthstone opal jewelry is a wonderful way to add some decadence to any outfit. With their beautiful iridescence and shining, changing colors, opals are perfect for all types of October birthstone jewelry, including rings, earrings and bracelets.