August Birthstone: Pretty Peridot

This gemstone comes in several color variations ranging from yellowish green to brown, but most consumers are attracted to the bright lime greens and olive greens.

 Peridot, in smaller sizes, often is used in beaded necklaces and bracelets.

Peridot, in smaller sizes, often is used in beaded necklaces and bracelets.

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

As peridot is a gemstone that forms deep inside the Earth and brought to the surface by volcanoes, in Hawaii, peridot symbolizes the tears of Pele, the goddess of fire and volcanoes.

Today, most of the peridot supply comes from Arizona; other sources are China, Myanmar, and Pakistan.

Please stop in our showroom and let our experts help you select a beautiful peridot piece to celebrate an August Birthday!

 

*Source: American Gem Society