August Birthstone: Peridot

Peridot is said to host magical powers and healing properties, and also to bring the wearer power, influence, and a wonderful year. 

Further facts about this beautiful precious gemstone, which ranges in color from yellowish green/brown to bright lime and olive green:

  A Peridot pendant necklace would make a special August birthday gift! 

A Peridot pendant necklace would make a special August birthday gift! 

  • Peridot forms deep inside the Earth and is brought to the surface by volcanoes
  • In Hawaii, Peridot symbolizes the tears of Pele, the goddess of fire and volcanoes
  • Most of the Peridot supply comes from Arizona; other sources are China, Myanmar, and Pakistan

 

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