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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: November Birthstone Topaz

Topaz is well-known for its versatility and radiating warmth of color, and November holds the bragging rights to claim it as its official gemstone. Because it is durable and not particularly chemically reactive, topaz is ideal for use in all kinds of jewelry or other gemstone designs and accents. Most topaz comes from Brazil, but […]

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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, […]