All about October babies!

October Babies

 Ten fun facts about people born in October.

  1. The birthstones for October are tourmaline and pink opal, the birth colour is pink.
  2. Tourmalines come in a wide range of colours, in fact, they come in a wider range of colour than any other gemstone.
  3. Tourmaline are often dichroic, meaning that when they are held at different angles, the colour in a single gemstone can vary in intensity, change to different colour, or even change to several completely separate colours!
  4. It is believed that tourmaline promotes self-confidence and diminishes fear as well as attracting inspiration, compassion, tolerance and prosperity. 
  5. Opals come in a range of colours and is the national gemstone of Australia.
  6. It is believed that Pink Opal heals emotions, allowing our hearts to open to love. Pink Opal is known as the stone of 'Resolution' as it is believed that it heals our emotional wounds and deep hidden fears. It also releases inhibitions and encourages freedom.
  7. The defining characteristics of someone born in October is that, amongst many other qualities they are romantic, calm and quiet, romantic and hard working.
  8. The two star signs for October are Libra (23rd September – 22nd October) and Scorpio (23rd October – 21st November).
  9. Famous people born in October include Matt Damon, Julie Andrews, Kate Winslet and Hugh Jackman to name a few.
  10. Other than birthdays, other dates for the diary in October are, national Grandparents Day 2nd, International Smile Day 5th, Baby Loss Awareness week 9th -15th, end of British summer time 30th and of course, Halloween 31st.

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