October Birthstones: Opal and Tourmaline

OPAL SYMBOLISM AND MEANING Arabic legend attests that opals fell from the sky during lightning storms, while Australian aborigines thought the creator visited the earth in a rainbow and imparted opals as a colorful gift. Nearly 100 B.C., a Roman scholar by the name of Pliny compared opal gemstones to volcanoes and colorful artwork, realizing … Continue reading October Birthstones: Opal and Tourmaline