Our round-up of gifts for October birthdays...
October is here! The month of the beautiful birthstone Opal
and Star Signs Libra and Scorpio. We’ve put together our favourite pieces for
October birthdays into a lovely October edit – perfect if you’re gift shopping
or just treating yourself to something sparkly for your own birthday!
Libra is an air sign, symbolised by a set of scales. Those born under Libra (23rd September-22nd October) have a strong moral compass and want to achieve a balance and harmony in their lives, and in the world they live in. They are greatly moved by the arts and possess a true appreciation for music.
Scorpio is a water sign, symbolised by a Scorpion, of course! Those born under Scorpio (23rd October- 21st November) generally have big personalities, with a burning passion for life and love. Natural risk-takers, they always land on their feet and are able to overcome any obstacle that life throws at them.
Opals have been the
muse of artists, writers, and other creatives for centuries, thanks to its
beautiful colour and the way it catches the light. The exact origin of opal's
name is disputed, but in ancient Rome opal was known as opalus which translates as
"precious stone". Opal is said to encourage both freedom and independence, and to stimulate originality