Pink tourmaline and Opals are honored to be October’s birthstone. One look and you will fall in love with the gemstones. However good your life is, with a pink tourmaline it is going to be a lot better. The pink tourmaline is known to strengthen love and friendship, increase energy, and calm nerves. October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Jewelry with a pink stone makes for a great gift to show someone fighting breast cancer support and love. Opals on the other hand come in a variety of colors that are created out of a natural elements. Opals can either be considered the luckiest or unluckiest gemstone you wear. The opal is also a very robust and delicate gemstone requiring special care. Nevertheless. the variety of opal colors are guaranteed to go with any fall outfit.