It’s August, which means there are a whole lot of August birthdays coming up! The birthstone for August if peridot, so has decided to feature some of our peridot jewelry pieces in case you still needed to get some last-minute birthday gifts.

Peridot has been used in jewelry for thousands of years. Ancient Romans referred to the gem at “evening emerald” because of it’s color. It has a strong connection to ancient Egypt and historians now believe that Cleopatra’s famous emeralds were actually peridot. Later on, the crusaders brought back peridot and decorated the churches with them.

Peridot is an excellent gemstone for making jewelry. The stone is very durable and easily cleaned. has a variety of peridot jewelry that make great gifts all year, but especially great ones for August birthdays. Some links to peridot jewelry have been included, but there are so many to choose from that every single piece can’t be linked. Be sure to check the Jewelry section of to see all of our peridot jewelry.

Peridot and Topaz Ring

1.2 CTW Peridot Ring

1.1 CTW Peridot Necklace

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