The modern birthstones for October is Opal and Tourmaline. Traditionally, Aquamarine (Blue Beryl) is most commonly known in many ancient calendars as the birthstone for October. Other birthstones for October include Coral and Jasper. The Stone color associated with October is commonly multicolor.
October Opal Poem
October’s child is born for woe,
And life’s vicissitudes must know;
But lay an Opal on her breast,
And hope will lull those woes to rest.
- Gregorian birthstone poem printed in Notes and Queries, May 11, 1889.
|Modern Birthstones||Opal, Tourmaline|
|Ayurvedic (Ancient India) Birthstones||Opal|
|Mystical (Tibetan origin) Birthstones||Jasper|
|Astrological Birthstones (Scorpio: Oct-Nov)||Beryl, Apache Tear, Aquamarine, Coral, Obsidian|
|Planetary Stones (Pluto: Oct-Nov)||Garnet, Ruby|
|Talismanic (Scorpio: Oct-Nov)||Amethyst|