A gemstone for those born in the month of October, Opal is one of the most celebrated gemstones. Named after a Sanskrit word ‘Upala’, meaning 'precious stone', it also has a great significance in Greek culture where it was popularly known as 'Opallios', which meant ‘to see a change of color’. Back in medieval periods, the blondes from Greek culture wore jewelry having opal stones as they believed in myth attached to this stone, that it would protect their hair from darkening.
First discovered in Australia, the best ones still till date from the content. Aesthetically its popular amongst jewelry designers and makers due to its pearly gloss, which glitters different shades under the light.
Opal is considered stone of wealth & excellence. Its pretty spiritual in nature too as the ancient legends used it in religious prayers and even considered it as a symbol of faith. As believed, wearing Opal can bring loyalty and faithfulness.
Opal is also a gemstone that inspires love, hope, luck & happiness for its wearer, making it an idea gift for a couple celebrating their 14th wedding anniversary.