Birth Stone for October
You may be familiar with birthstones--gemstones that are assigned to each month. These stones come with their own meanings and have been in use since ancient times.
There are 2 different types of birthstone charts — modern and traditional. The modern birthstone chart was created in 1912 by the National Association of Jewellers. This chart has been regularly updated since.
October Birthstone - Tourmaline
October’s traditional birthstone is tourmaline. This stone comes in multiple colours and varieties, including pink, green and black.
There are different meanings associated with this gem, depending on its colour. Black tourmaline is believed to protect the wearer while green tourmaline inspires courage.
Rose Quartz - Birthstone for October
Another birthstone for October is the rose quartz. This gem is known to carry soft feminine energy and is often used as a token of love.
Rose quartz comes in translucent shades of pink, including blush pale, pale pink and dark rose. This stone is associated with the heart and soul and some believe it has healing properties.
In ancient times, rose quartz was used to heal wounds while bringing soothing and spiritual energy to the wearer.
Today, rose quartz also stands for compassion, peace, and comfort.
Birthstone for October Gift Ideas
As birthstones have various meanings and symbolism, they make for versatile gifts for any occasion.
Because birthstones are believed to bring luck to those who wear them, they have become extremely popular in recent years! Do you know someone who was born in October? Pick out a gorgeous birthstone necklace for them that they will treasure forever!
Each month, we will launch a new birthstone necklace. These necklaces are delicate chains with birthstone and birth flower pendants.
Birth flowers, similar to birthstones, accompany each month of the year. They also carry unique meanings.
October’s flower is the cosmos, which symbolises peace and tranquillity. October’s birthstone necklace includes a rose quartz birthstone pendant and a cosmos petal pendant made from a real flower.
Even if you can’t see your loved ones often, they can carry a token of your love with them wherever they go.
Birth Stone Chart - Birth Stone of the Month
Here is the birthstone chart based on the month in which you were born!
|January||Garnet||Trust, friendship, protection|
|February||Amethyst||Balance, wisdom, healing, courage|
|March||Aquamarine||Protection, tranquillity, hope, health|
|April||Crystal or Diamond||Inner strength, purity, positivity|
|May||Emerald||Love, rebirth, health, patience|
|June||Pearl / Moonstone||Balance, prosperity, calming|
|July||Ruby||Passion, kindness, dignity|
|August||Peridot||Health, creativity, strength, love|
|September||Sapphire||Healing, protection, clarity, wisdom|
|October||Rose Quartz||Love, healing, spirituality, peace|
|November||Citrine||Abundance, clarity, joy, strength|
|December||Turquoise||Peace, luck, prosperity, rebirth|