The opal - October's official birthstone - is a gorgeous multicolored gem full of showstopping, shimmering color. Opal comes in a wide range of colors and its beauty is often found in the contrast between colors. October also has an alternate birthstone – pink tourmaline. Birthstone rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings crafted from this beautiful gem often feature pretty pink hues and make great gifts for October birthdays. Choose opal jewelry, symbolizing confidence, or pink tourmaline jewelry, known for hope.
Barnett & Shirley Helzberg
It all started when Shirley Bush agreed to become Barnett Helzberg Jr.'s wife. From that moment on he knew he was loved, and wanted to share it with the world. "I Am Loved®" quickly went from a slogan to a button to a worldwide phenomenon. Four decades later, Shirley and Barnett are still going.