"Wear a Peridot
or for thee,
No conjugal fidelity,
The August born without this stone,
`Tis said, must live unloved alone."
August Birthstone - Properties of the Peridot
For those who were born in the month of August the Peridot is the
traditional birthstone. The August birthstone poem reflects some of the
properties with which the Peridot is associated - love, truth,
faithfulness and loyalty.
The Traditional Metaphysical Properties for
the August Birthstone Peridot are fame, dignity, and protection.
The healing properties of
the August birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems
relating to the lungs, lymph, breast and sinuses. The Peridot is also
used to enhance prosperity, growth, and openness.
August Birthstone -
Where are Peridots found?
The popular August Birthstone of the Peridot is found in the following