- 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.