August Birthstone: Peridot
August often represents the strongest and most reliable months. The weather is warm, the trees are strong, the crops are at their peak, and the world is comfortable and happy. It’s birthstone, peridot, is representative of this strength. It’s light green color is a perfect pairing with the long evenings of August and the fun of sitting outside and contemplating the world.
Connecting with volcanoes for centuries, it often represents a person who has a similar volcanic personality. Those born in this month often overwhelm those around them with affection and an outpouring of emotion. Strap yourself in and just go along for the ride.