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October Birthstone: Opal

We couldn’t start a new blog without writing about birthstones, given that they are so popular – and why wouldn’t they be since they’re beautiful, personal and make the perfect gift? Introducing this month’s gem: the Opal. Birthstones – What are they? A birthstone is a gemstone associated with a person’s birth month or zodiac sign. Its origin can be traced back to the Book of Exodus where the twelve gemstones on the breastplate of the High Priest of the Israelite were thought to be connected to the twelve months... Read More