Tuesday, August 01, 2017

The History of Peridot, August's Birthstone

by Schmidt Jewelers
The History of Peridot, Augusts Birthstone Peridot is August's birthstone and has been loved since the Ancient World . This green stone was first discovered and mined on islands in the Red Sea. The gem's name comes from the Greek for "to give richness", and for the Ancient World, peridot necklaces and peridot earrings were loved and worn by the rich. Peridot jewelry was so popular that it became known in Ancient Rome as "the emerald of the evening".


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Saturday, August 01, 2015

The August Birthstone – Peridot

by Schmidt Jewelers
The August Birthstone – Peridot Peridot1-79The August birthstone, the peridot, is flush with an idiosyncratic hue of green believed to have the powers to enhance openness, growth, and prosperity. It's so stunning, there's even a poem written about it:

"Wear a Peridot or for thee,
No matrimonial fidelity, the August born without this stone, 'Tis said must live unloved alone."
The poem echoes some of the hallmarks associated with this radiant birthstone like loyalty, faithfulness, truth, and love

The traditional metaphysical properties of the peridot have much to do with its vivacity; therefore,...

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