August Birthstone

The August Birthstone is Peridot

The birthstone for August is Peridot and the August birthstone color is Light Green. The lovely yelllow-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 INFO CARD

August Birthstone Peridot

August

August birthstone - Peridot

August official birthstones - Peridot and Spinel

August alternative birthstone - Sardonyx

August birthstone color - light green

August birth flower - Gladiolus

 

Peridot

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Sardonyx

Zodiac birthstone Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)

August Birthstone Peridot

August Birthstone Jewelry

Peridot Tree of Life Pendant by Phoenix Fire Designs
Peridot Tree of Life Pendant
by Phoenix Fire Designs

August Birthday Card

August Birthday Card with August Flowers  by Blazing Star Studio
August Birthday Card with August Flowers
by Blazing Star Studio

 

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