August Birthstone – Peridot

Where it can be found Gem quality peridot comes from Arizona, Burma, Norway, islands in the Red Sea, Hawaii and is sometimes found in meteorites.   Facts According to the National Association of Jewelers, peridot has been the official birthstone of August along with Sardonyx since 1912. There is no synthetic or manmade version of peridot, but imitations do exist.  These are usually made Read More…