The birthstone for October is an Opal. Opal is classified in three primary types according to body color supporting the play of colors. These types are black, white and transparent.
Opals can have body colors such as colorless, yellow, brown, red or orange. The later is better known under the name of fire opal. The most famous opals are harlequin, pinpoint, flash, peacock and flame opal. The ancient Greeks believed opal could give the wearer the power of foresight.The Romans revered opal as the symbol of hope and purity, and believed it could protect from disease. Eastern people regarded it as the symbol of truth. The Ancient Arabs believed it came from heaven, and that it acquired the play of color from flashes of lightning.
In the Middle Ages, opal was thought to be beneficial for eyesight, some people even believed it could render the wearer invisible. The item "ANTIQUE 10K GOLD ART DECO GENUINE OPAL GEMSTONE RED GARNET RING VICTORIAN" is in sale since Wednesday, February 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Fine Rings\Gemstone". The seller is "4744366" and is located in Andover, Massachusetts.This item can be shipped to United States.