"Peridot owns the title 'The Evening Emerald' for its signature lime green colour"

Peridot is the birthstone of August and is associated with less tangible qualities of peace, good fortune and happiness.Peridots hosts magical powers and healing properties to protect against nightmares and brings wearer power. It enhances confidence and self esteem in wearers. The stone is known to be rejuvenating and invigorating whilst promoting clarity of thought. Today, most of the peridot supply comes from Arizona; other sources are China, Myanmar, and Pakistan.


Sardonyx the traditional birthstone is a form of onyx and is recognized by its layers of reddish brown and white banding. The stone contains two materials sard and onyx; hence its name. Sardonyx aids study as it bossts self control and motivation. The most attractive specimens are found in India, and are mined in Czechoslovakia, Brazil, Uruguay, Germany, and in the United States. 


"In Ancient Rome, women wore sardonyx necklaces containing cameos of Venus in the hopes of harnessing the powers of the goddess of love"