A Guide to Octobers Birthstone - Opal

Colour

From milky white to fiery red, polished opals are beautiful and can include all the colours of the rainbow. With an iridescence that is second to none, gem-quality opals can be rarer than diamonds.

Source

Opals can be found in Mexico, Peru, South America, Britain, Canada, The USA, Honduras and Slovakia. However, 90% of the worlds precious opals come from Australia.

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Attributes

Opal is associated with passion and love; this delicate stone has a fine vibration encouraging positive emotions and spontaneity.

Healing

Opals have many healing qualities, from helping to fight fevers and infections to boosting your memory. It is also said to help ease the pain of childbirth! If worn as earrings, it can help with headaches and symptoms of PMS.

Healing

Opals have many healing qualities, from helping to fight fevers and infections to boosting your memory. It is also said to help ease the pain of childbirth! If worn as earrings, it can help with headaches and symptoms of PMS.

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Chakra

The Heart and Solar Plexus chakras can benefit from opal. Wearing one on a chain will help to clear your heart chakra from blockages bringing joy and love.

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Chakra

The Heart and Solar Plexus chakras can benefit from opal. Wearing one on a chain will help to clear your heart chakra from blockages bringing joy and love.

Opals really are a fabulous stone. If you have a loved one with a birthday in October, you cannot go wrong with a gift of opal.

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