Opals are the perfect gifts October birthdays or 24th wedding anniversaries. Opals have a wide range of colors, but stones that diffract into a wonderful rainbow of colors is what most folks think of when they think opals.
Opal has always been associated with love and passion, as well as stability. Wearing an opal is said to bring about loyalty and faithfulness making it a lovely gift to a loved one for any occasion.
Tourmaline is also an October stone that comes in a variety of colors, though the traditional "watermelon" is most commonly seen. Tourmaline is called a “receptive stone,” which means it is soothing and calming, promoting meditation, spirituality, wisdom, and mysticism. A perfect pair for opals!