August Birthstone ~ Peridot

Peridot is a stone of lightness and beauty. It also bring abundance and prosperity. Peridot is said to host magical powers and healing properties to protect against nightmares and to bring the wearer power, influence, and a wonderful year.

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The peridot stone can be extremely beneficial to those who are having self-esteem problems. The stone enhances confidence and assertion without aggression. It helps a person see their own light and recognize that they are deserving of love. It is invigorating and rejuvenating, promoting access to ones inner vision and joy.

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“Pele”  by Susan Seddon Boulet

As peridot is a gemstone that forms deep inside the Earth and brought to the surface by volcanoes, in Hawaii, peridot symbolizes the tears of Pele, the goddess of fire and volcanoes.

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