• Birthstone: August
  • Anniversary: 15th
  • Color: Yellowish-green hues, which come from the iron found in the mineral. Egyptians called it “the gem of the sun.”
  • From: Found in Arizona, China, Pakistan, Myanmar, Egypt, Tanzania and Vietnam.
  • Facts & Lore: Peridot crystals have been found in meteorites as old as 4.5 billion years—the age of Earth. Believed to protect one from night terrors and evil spirits.
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