August Birthstone

August birthstone jewelry is usually made with Peridot despite the fact that the traditional august birthstone is Sardonyx. Peridot symbolizes dignity and success. There are several other August Birthstones and even August Zodiac Sign Birthstones if you wish to get a different color or type of birthstone jewelry.

Many people enjoy August birthstone rings. By being able to look at the birthstone throughout the day, the wearer is said to gain the virtue they need most according to the month they were born. If you are interested in knowing what mystical powers a stone beholds, click on the gemstone link in the August Birthstones portion of this page.

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August Birthstones

Color is noted next to birth stone name.

  • Modern Birthstone - Peridot (Green)
  • Traditional Birthstone - Sardonyx (Brown)
  • Mystical Birthstone - Diamond (White, Clear)
  • Ayurvedic Birthstone - Sapphire (Blue)
  • 15th-20th Century Birthstone - Carnelian (Orange), Moonstone (White), Sardonyx (Brown), Topaz (Blue or Yellow)
  • Other Birthstone - Jade (from elsewhere on net) (Green or Lavendar)

For those into myths and lore, enjoy what a Gregorian Birthstone poem has written:

    Wear a Peridot or for thee,
    No conjugal fidelity,
    The August born without this stone,
    `Tis said, must live unloved; alone.

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