12 Birthday Gemstones and Their Meanings


8. Peridot

The birthday gemstone for August is a peridot. It has yellowish green color and probably because of that is believed to cure problems with digestive system, kidneys and liver. It has positive influence on psychological wellbeing as well. It helps to fight depression and to counter negative emotions. This gemstone is a symbol of dignity, truth and faithfulness, as well as of love and loyalty,

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