Opal is the birthstone for the month of October, along with pink tourmaline. It is also the stone given to celebrate the 14th year of marriage. Metaphysically opal symbolizes purity and hope. It has been regarded as a protective stone, as it keeps the wearer from harm. Opal is a great gift for your loved ones born this month. Healing Properties: Aids inner beauty, faithfulness, and eyesight and helps recall past lives.
Ability to bring one’s traits and characteristics to the surface for examination and transformation. Just as Opal absorbs and reflects light, it picks up thoughts and feelings, desires and buried emotions, amplifying them and returning them to the source. While magnifying one’s negative attributes may prove to be uncomfortable, it allows for understanding how destructive these emotions can be and assists the process of letting them go.