The Birthstone for August is Peridot
August birthstone jewelry set with Peridot gemstones or the alternative Sardonyx is an ideal personal and meaningful gift for your friends and relatives with birthdays in August. Or choose a special piece for yourself to wear during the month of August.
The August birthstone Peridot is associated with growth, prosperity, love, loyalty and protection.
Glamorous green Peridot is one of the few gemstones that only occur in one color - ranging from shades of brown-green to yellow-green.
Browse the stunning selection of August birthstone jewelry below - handmade by skilled artisans with good quality gemstones and excellent craftsmanship. The images and links will take you to that artisan's online store where you can view further information.
August Birthstone Rings set with Peridot in Sterling Silver
Stephanie of Metalicious, based in New York USA, took a metalsmithing class on a whim in 1995 and has never looked back. Running an ethical business is very important to her and Stephanie only uses reclaimed or recycled fine metals and ethically sourced gemstones in her jewelry. The green ethic extends to office supplies and packaging to ensure her business makes as little impact on the environment as possible, so helping towards a better future for her children.
Here is a selection of Stephanie's unique August birthstone rings set with glamorous Peridot:
August Birthstone Necklaces set with Raw Peridot
Brittany of Catching Wildflowers in Maryland, USA, loves to design unusual and inspirational pieces and has a passion for creating with her hands. She adores creating unique jewelry with crystals and raw stones which she calls gifts from the earth. Brittany also stocks a selection of beautiful rough crystals and gemstones for healers and rock collectors. Most of her jewelry has a choice of sterling silver or gold filled finish.
Here is a selection of her lovely August birthstone necklaces with natural raw Peridot crystals:
August Birthstone Earrings set with Peridot
August birthstone earrings can be set with raw Peridot, faceted Peridot or peridot / olivine colored beads. Always check when reading jewelry descriptions whether the beads or crystals are simply a peridot green color or the actual natural Peridot gemstone. Sometimes even an olive green quartz is used to represent Peridot as sometimes the quartz is clearer than the rough Peridot gemstone. All are equally beautiful and it just depends what you prefer.
The following designers use both natural Peridot gemstones and peridot colored crystals in their stunning August birthday earrings:
August Birthstone Bracelets set with Natural Peridot
Stormy is the artisan behind The House of Minerals and has mastered the intricate process of electroforming to create unique copper settings in her jewelry. Stormy is based in Louisiana USA and has a deep love of nature and a passion for the craft of handmade jewelry. She sets raw natural stones in her unusual bracelet and necklace designs and adds sparkling pyrite accents for that special touch.
Here is a selection of Stormy's beautiful August birthstone bracelets set with natural Peridot:
August Birthstone Jewelry set in Argentium Silver
David and Helen Worcester are the owners of Verbena Place Jewelry, both holding jewelry certifications and have been in business for many, many years. David is the jewelry designer and producer and Helen sources the gemstones and takes care of the administration. The bright Argentium Silver they use in their exquisite designs is a modern recycled silver alloy of high purity.
Here are some of David's stunning August birthstone pendants, some of which have matching earrings: