August Birthstone – Peridot
The August birthstone is Peridot.
Peridot is one of the few gemstones that occur in only one color, an olive-green. It’s intensity and tint of the green depends on how much iron is contained in the crystal structure. The color of individual peridot gems can vary from yellow to olive to brownish-green. A most valued color is a dark olive-green Peridot.
The Peridot crystal is a form of Olivine of volcanic origin. Although the olivine mineral is abundant, Peridot is rare.
The august birthstone is associated with prosperity, growth, dignity and love. It is also believed that the stone has the power to ward away Evil and nightmares, bestowing peace and progress in one’s life.
Peridot gemstones have been in use for many thousands of years, and were historically called Olivine.
The vibration of these lovely lime green stones resonates with the frequency of increase. It is a noteworthy gemstone for manifestation of all desired things.
August Birthstone Peridot Meaning
Protective, Cleansing, Spiritual Purpose
Peridot emits a warm and friendly energy. It can be used to magnify the inner aspects of any situation or circumstance. Peridot furthers the understanding of those changes which are occurring in ones life. It assists one in the recognition of the detrimental patterns which have been the basis for impairment in attaining that which is necessary for growth.
The crystal can be used to cleanse and stimulate the Heart and Solar Plexus Chakras. Openness and acceptance in the intellectual pursuit of matters of love and relationships. It provides for a shield of protection around the body. The wearing or carrying of Peridot will prevent outside influences from affecting the aligned, balanced, and/or cleansed structure. It is an excellent healing stone, acting as a strengthener and regenerator of the body.” Love is in the Earth–A Kaleidoscope of Crystals by Melody
Peridot August Birthstone Gallery
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