The AUGUST Birthstone - Peridot

August birthstone Peridot

Peridot is a gemstone that is as unique and fascinating as its history. Peridot has been found all over the world, including in Hawaii, Myanmar, Pakistan, and the Arabian Peninsula. Its vibrant green colour is due to the presence of iron, and it ranges in hue from pale yellow-green to deep olive.

In ancient times, peridot was believed to have mystical powers that protected its wearer against nightmares. This birthstone was also used by the ancient Egyptians to adorn royalty, including Cleopatra. In fact, it was often referred to as the "gem of the sun" due to its ability to shine brightly even in the dimmest of lights.

The peridot is not only unique in its colouring but in its formation as well. Unlike many other gemstones that are mined underground, peridot is formed in molten rock, also known as magma, and brought to the surface via volcanic activity. The gemstone can also be found within meteorites that have fallen to Earth.

It is believed that the peridot birthstone symbolises strength, love, and loyalty. It is believed to alleviate stress, anger, and jealousy, while also promoting positivity, abundance, and prosperity.

Let the peridot birthstone egg charm brighten up your day and serve as a reminder of your loved one born in August. Wearing this charm in honour of your child can hold special significance. It represents the unique bond between a parent and child and serves as a constant reminder of the joy, vitality, adventure, and passion that your child brings into your life.

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