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August Spotlight: The Green Peridot, August’s Birth Stone

The light green of the peridot gemstone usually has a cast of gold within the green. It brings to mind the effusive folliage and heat of the summer months, so it is quite appropriate to be declared the birth stone of August. Its lightness of color has the spectacular effect of always sparkling in the […]

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Spotlight On: August Birthstone Peridot

Lucky you to be August born — your birthstone is one of the most remarkable gems in history. Pronounced pair-a-doe, peridot may be derived from the Arabic word “faridat” for gem. They form deep inside the Earth; it’s volcanoes that blast them to the surface. They have even been found in meteorites. How thrilling is […]

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Tuesday Shoesday: Peridot Pumps

August Birthstone Jewelry In honor of August’s gorgeous birthstone, today’s Tuesday Shoesday hails the fabulous shade and stone peridot. A clear, bright green is this precious gem’s signature and it looks equally fabulous on designer footwear. We’re paired our favorite peridot jewels with our favorite pairs of Manolo’s and a gorgeous pair of Sergio Rossi […]

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All About August Birthstone Peridot

 Peridot is the gorgeous green birthstone for the month of August. Being a gemstone variety of Olivine, this “evening emerald” is associated with the values of fame, dignity, protection and success. Ancient astronomers referred to Peridot as Chrysolite, a more scientific name. Other birthstones associated with the month of August include Onyx, Rubies, Jade, Diamonds, […]

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August Must Haves

August is the perfect time for poolside lounging, pretending summer won’t end, popsicles and (our favorite) peridot! This month’s must-haves are equally split between the blissful ignorance of summer’s end and looking forward to fall. It’s key for the stuff you stock up on now to carry over into the quickly approaching new season, and […]