Only those born in October whose birthstone is an opal are safe to wear · Opals should never be given away or accepted as a gift · If opals are given away, bad luck. Each month has an associated birthstone. If you were born in the month of October, your birthstone is opal. Perhaps more than any stone, opal is shrouded in mystery and legend.
One of the best-known legends about opal is that it's bad luck to wear one, and even more so if it's not your birthstone. This superstition probably arose from a mixture of the mystical power of opal, the stories of opal in literature, and competition in the trade in precious gems. In addition to becoming a famous jewel in the fashion world, it has powerful astrological properties. In astrology it is associated with the planet Venus and the zodiac Libra.
Treat the weak planet Venus in the birth chart. It is the substitute for diamond and is known to grant fullness and power in life. People who are born in October, if you wear the stone, then it ignites in you love and affection also promise a luxurious life. According to gemologists, people born with signs of Taurus & Libra should wear natural opal stones.
These astrological gemstones are also highly recommended for people with Mahadasha or Antardasha of Venus (Shukra) in the horoscope. In addition, the gem is very beneficial for people suffering from infertility, sexual disorders, libido and impotence. If Venus is the lord of the third, eighth or twelfth house, then wearing an opal is a bad idea for you, as it will affect your behavior in such a way that you may not be able to concentrate well. Queen Victoria was also an opal lover, wearing opals throughout her 19th century reign and possessed a fine personal collection.
Runaway among the masses, Europeans believed that when a patient wearing a 26-colored bright opal died, the stone lost its brilliant 26% color. In 1829, Scott wrote a novel called Anne de Geierstein in which a character named the Baroness of Arnheim wears an opal talisman with supernatural powers. During the annihilation of Europe by the Black Death, it was rumored that an opal worn by a patient burned with color to the point of death, and then lost its brightness after the death of the wearer. In the 19th century, the reputation of opal was also affected as the cause of the fall of monarchies, famine, pestilence and the black death.
Europeans began to believe that a bright and colorful opal worn by a patient lost its shine after the death of its wearer. Blond girls in Germany and Scandinavia were encouraged to wear opal pins in their hair, as they were thought to add a magical shine to their golden locks and protect them from freezing rain, wind and other vicissitudes of the Nordic climate. The hardness of a stone influences the durability of a gemstone and how it will withstand daily use. Another theory about why it's bad luck to wear opals if they aren't your birthstone is simple; it was a rumor spread by diamond dealers.
It was associated with the black plague due to a rumor that a victim was wearing an opal that became opaque after his death. For example, diamonds are said to enhance the wearer's courage & strength while also bringing victory% 26 good luck, pearls will bring you health% 26 long life while protecting from evil% 26 rubies will give you peace of mind, courage% 26 vision. While Queen Victoria helped to reverse the bad press surrounding opals by becoming an opal lover and was known for wearing opals throughout her reign, a Spanish king would further tarnish the already sordid reputation of opal. The beautiful stone eliminates confusion & mental fickleness while helping the user to open up & to see things differently.