August 2015

August Birthstone is Peridot

Never heard of August’s birthstone, peridot? Neither had most of the world until about 1995. Which is too bad since its wonderful green color is the perfect compliment to late summer tans and light flowing summer wardrobes. It’s odd, too, since peridot is a very ancient gemstone, a favorite of the Egyptians and Romans. Cleopatra […]

Categories: American Gem Society, This month's birth stone

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