Fall is upon us, and October is a month filled with enchantment, mystery and fun! As the days grow shorter and the air becomes crisper, many of us start bundling up our clothing and start thinking about Halloween. Halloween falls on Tuesday, October 31 this year, so our thoughts naturally turn to things spooky and magical.
It’s funny how the world of jewelry sometimes mimics the seasons, and October is no exception. The traditional birthstone for the month of October is opal, a gemstone that is so fitting for this month as it perfectly embodies the changing fall colors and the essence of this bewitching season. Let’s dive into the fascinating world of opal and explore how this unique gemstone is an ideal choice for adding a touch of elegance to your October wardrobe and/or Halloween celebrations.
Opal is like no other gemstone because of its enchanting play-of-colors (known as “opalescence,”), which glimmer and change depending on how the light catches the stone. This captures the essence of the season since opal can contain pretty much every color known to nature. The range of colors is absolutely mesmerizing! From fiery reds and oranges, to tranquil blues and greens, this kaleidoscope of hues is reminiscent of the vibrant changing autumn leaves and the magical and mysterious allure of Halloween.
Beyond its aesthetic appeal, opal carries deep symbolism. It has been associated with creativity, love, and protection throughout history. In some cultures, opal is believed to ward off evil spirits, making it a fitting choice for Halloween, a time when the boundaries between the living and the supernatural are said to blur.
Opal works with every mood or outfit. Its ethereal colors are perfect for creating a bewitching and magical look. Whether it’s a ring, a pair of earrings, a pendant or brooch, and regardless of the occasion, we have something for you or that special someone that will work for any occasion. Add a touch of mystery and magic to your Halloween costume with a piece of opal jewelry. Opal can complement a variety of Halloween-themed outfits, from witch costumes to elegant masquerade ball gowns. Or imagine topping off your outfit for that special celebratory dinner with a pair of opal earrings or a shimmering opal pendant. The choices are endless!
As for that special October baby in your life, choose an opal piece that is as unique as the person receiving it. With so many options, there’s bound to be a piece that speaks to you and reflects the recipient’s personality.
This October, let opal be your accessory of choice as you embrace the enchantment of the season. Opal is the perfect match for October and we’re here to help you find that perfect piece!