By Amanda Gizzi
Don’t tell October’s birthstones that fall is supposed to be synonymous with dark, earthy color palettes.

With opal and tourmaline as the official birthstones for the 10th month of the year, the tone is set for a spring and summer extension. White after Labor Day and spring tones in fall; fashion rules are officially being thrown out the window.

Opal and tourmaline continue to top the list of trending gemstones. Those celebrating their birth month—you only get one birthday, so why not party all month?—in October have countless ways to celebrate in style with jewelry.

Here are 13 Amanda’s Style File selects to kick the month off right.

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