Garnet is the birthstone for people born in the month of January and it is supposed to contain powers that will facilitate your night vision and help you to achieve success. It is also the traditional stone that symbolizes the second marriage anniversary.
Perhaps more than any other gemstone in history, Opal has been given a dark reputation that overshadows the glowing sparkle and mystery of this beautiful stone. Living in the 21st century, I’ve never heard that Opals are bad luck and find this to be curious indeed. It seems that there was a time when this was the common belief. Let’s look into this mystery a little more to see where this notion came from.