Shop Birthstone for the M/o October
Tourmaline and Opals are on the birthstones of October.
Tourmaline has a large variety of colours. Tourmaline is coming from Brazil, Pakistan, Afghanistan, the African continent. Among them, tourmaline from Brazil and Afghanistan come on top grade. Tourmaline gemstone is a form of crystal called “ Boron Silicate” or “ Crystalline Boron Silicate mineral” It is the composition of various elements such as aluminium, iron, magnesium, sodium, lithium, or potassium. Tourmaline has various varieties such as Chrome Tourmaline Stones, Paraiba Tourmaline, Indicolite Tourmaline, Bi-Colour Tourmaline, Watermelon Tourmaline, Rubellite.
Opal is an alternative birthstone of October. Opal has a beautiful play of colours or fire.
The hardness of Opals: 5.5-6.5
Colour Opal: Colorless, white, yellow, orange, and red (various shades), yellowish-brown, greenish, blue, grey, black, violet.
Source: Mexico, Australia, Ethiopia
Crystallography of Opal: Amorphous. Recent work shows that opal is composed of an aggregate of tiny spherical particles, that is, a solidified gel; often forms concretions; botryoidal; reniform; stalactitic.
Meaning of October Birthstone: Loyalty, Healing