August Birthstone

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 Birthstone Peridot Beads
Peridot Beads by Lilys Offering



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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