(Un)Lucky Charms: Gemstone Legends + Curses

It’s almost Halloween, and what better way to get the jewelry scene into the spooky mood than diving into gemstone legends and lore!  Are opals really bad luck? Why did people once believe wearing zircon could prevent you from getting struck by lightning?

In her latest webinar for National Jeweler’s “My Next Question” series, Associate Editor Lenore Fedow, interviewed jewelry designer Alex Lozier about the gemstones long associated with bad luck, like opals and the Hope Diamond.

They also looked at the other side of the coin—the gemstones and minerals thought to be protective or bring good energy.  Watch the interview below!