The Birthstone For August Is Peridot. August 5, 2014 – Posted in: Birthstones – Tags: , , , ,

August Birthstone Peridot

Happy Birthday August born, August Birthstone Peridot. The Peridot stone is a lime green chartreuse or olive green colour. It is one of very few gemstones that exists in only one color.

The properties a  Peridot is believed to possess are to instill power and influence as well as bring the wearer magical powers. It is also said that the Peridot may protect against possess properties that protect against nightmares.

Wear a peridot or for thee,
No conjugal felicity;
The August-born without this stone,
`Tis said, must live unloved and lone.

The Perdoit has been nicknamed the emerald of the evening due to its admired radiant green shine. Through history it  has been found in many places of the ancient world including the Roman empire buildings and around various parts of Europe in Medieval Churchs where it has been used to adorn treasures and shrines.

Perdoit is known to be notoriously difficult to work with cutters of the stone but has made a resurgence into jewellery and its popularity is very much on the up again.

Perdoit is mined in Austrilia, Brazil, China, Kenya, Mexico, Burma, Norway, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and the United States.

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