Top Menu


August Birthstone the Peridot

August’s birthstone is the peridot, which is an olivine mineral made from magnesium iron silicate. The stone is created in magma and brought to the surface by volcanic eruptions. Peridots have special meaning in Hawaii and are considered the tears of tempestuous pele, the goddess of the volcano. There’s even a green beach with sand made off peridot particles.


Comments are closed.