August birthstone jewelry is hot at Ross-Simons. But what is the birthstone for August? It's a vibrant gemstone cut from the mineral olivine known today as peridot. It is the official stone of Egypt and is rumored to have been Cleopatra's gem of choice. The peridot birthstone meaning is derived from its ancient past, thought to contain positive energy and healing properties. Many believe that when you wear the August gem during its assigned month, you will be able to feel the full effect of its powers.
The August birthstone color is a vivid green tone with golden overtones, giving it the name "evening emerald." Because of its unique and vibrant color, peridot jewelry has taken center stage on fashion's runways. You can find the August birthstone in a chic peridot ring or a verdant peridot bracelet. Or if classic is more your style, we think you'll like an elegant peridot pendant or an everyday pair of peridot studs.
Find the perfect peridot jewelry birthstone gift for yourself or someone you love in the August birthstone jewelry collection at Ross-Simons.