August’s Birthstone, the Peridot
What is August’s birthstone?
A divine green of a stone, Peridot is a gemstone that forms deep inside the Earth and is brought to the surface by volcanoes. The myth behind the stone has it that Peridot symbolizes the tears of Pele, the Hawaiian goddess of fire and volcanoes.
What does the word Peridot mean?
Peridot is said to host magical powers can bring the wearer power, influence, and a wonderful year. Napoleon once made a gift of peridot to Josephine as a symbol of undying love and admiration. In ancient times, it was said that a dream about Peridot foretold impending danger.
Treat those born in August to a personalised Peridot Initial Necklace or Bracelet from our birthstone collection. A sure favourite piece to add to your loved one’s jewellery collection. Available in Sterling Silver, Yellow or Rose Gold Vermeil.