August Birthstone Peridot: Science, Lore, & Beautiful Jewelry
When I think of August, I think of sunny, vibrant, and luscious greenery. What more perfect stone to represent this month than Peridot! Let's take a look at the lore and gemology of this beautiful stone.
This energizing colored stone is not only popular as the August birthstone, but it's vibrant color has been captivating gem and jewelry fanatics years.
Fun fact, did you know that Peridot has been found on meteorites? In addition to North America and Asia this unique stone has been discovered on meteorites. It's truly a stone that is out of this world!
Symbolically Peridot has represented compassion. Many believe that it helps balance the body and mind, allowing for improved health, restful sleep, and emotional health. It is also believed that Peridot can help improve creativity.