If you are lucky enough to be born in August your birthstone is the citrus-hued gem Peridot.
Peridot ranges in color from yellow, to olive, to deep brownish green. Peridot’s are mined in Africa, South America, Asia and Australia. One of the largest Peridot mines in the United States can be found in Arizona.
Peridot has a fascinating color when mined as pictured below. The citrus-hued gem complements today's fashion perfectly.
See our previous blog for more details about the history of the peridot gemstone.
We have some vintage and vintage inspired pieces featuring the peridot gemstone.