Peridot is the August Birthstone
Rich in Legend and Lore, the peridot gem dates back to early Egyptian writings.
It is known as the “Gem of the Sun” because it is lustrous, Green/Yellow in color, and brilliant. The Egyptians were enthralled with its beauty, and considered its possession protective, as a talisman to ward off evil. It was even thought to glow in the dark!
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