The August Birthstone is Peridot
The birthstone for August is Peridot and the August birthstone color is light green. The alternative birthstone for August is Sardonyx and a new official birthstone is Spinel.
The lovely yellow-green Peridot gemstone is associated with growth, prosperity, love, loyalty and protection.
Peridot is one of the few gemstones that only come in one color – ranging from shades of brownish to yellowish green. Peridot is also known as Olivine linked to its primary color of olive green.
The origin of ‘peridot’ is not clear but may come from the Arabic word “faridat”, which means “gem.”
AUGUST BIRTHDAY SYMBOLS
August birthstone - Peridot
August official birthstones - Peridot and Spinel
August alternative birthstone - Sardonyx
August birthstone color - light green
August birth flower - Gladiolus
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Zodiac birthstone Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)
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