October has two birthstones, Tourmaline and Opal. Opal is the traditional birthstone, while Tourmaline is considered the modern one.
Opal is a gem of emotional healing and stability. It's believed to attract beauty and happiness and assists with mending a broken heart. This gem is also said to spark creativity and enhance the imagination!
Tourmaline, a gem that comes in many colors, is said to encourage inspiration and happiness, while building self-confidence and reducing fear. It's also believed to balance yin-yang energies and help in detoxification.