More about Opal
The October birthstone is Opal. The word 'opal' is derived from the word 'opalus' which means precious stone in Latin. The opal is available in a variety of colors both dark and light. It is a soft and brittle stone. It was believed in the ancient days that the opal had the power of giving foresight and clairvoyance to the wearer. Opal is also believed to bring beauty and happiness to the wearer. Because of these reasons, opals were very popular among royalty who used them in their necklaces and head wear.
Opal birthstone signifies innocence, hope, purity and confidence.
If you wear your birthstone opal, it is supposed to bring these positive changes in you. Your talent will grow to new heights. You will love to try out new things. Your optimistic spirit will increase and help you in life. You may not show your angry side too often. You will be a friendlier person. It will also improve creativity and imagination in you.