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Birthstone of the Month - Peridot

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THESE VIBRANT PERIDOT JEWELRY PIECES, bezel-set in 14k white gold with a milgrain detail edge, are the perfect accessories for bright summer wardrobes.

Referred to as the “evening emerald,” Peridot is thought to protect against evil spirits and fosters emotional balance. Popular in religious décor and noted throughout the Bible, it is also found in Hawaiian legend as the “tears of Pele,” the island's volcano goddess.

Peridot is the birthstone for August and ranges in color from yellowish-green to brownish-green. It is one of the few gemstones available in only one color. Typically, gems with a pleasant hue and strong saturation will be more valuable. Although it is a reasonably priced gem that is perfect for daily wear, it is easily abraded and should be worn with care.

Peridot is easily cleaned with a gentle solution made specifically for jewelry use.

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