The August Birthstone, the Peridot looks spectacular and displays a uniqueness that sets it apart from other gemstones. This is a beautiful green gemstone that is also endowed with other qualities and powers. Peridots are also supposed to have magical significance and have for a long time been considered to have a positive impact on the lives of individuals who wear them.
They apparently have the ability to project one into a renewed life cycle and their lush green color is associated with the spring season. It is believed that a Peridot will bring change or motion to a situation that seems stagnant. This is part of the magical significance of this gemstone.
A Peridot is also supposed to instill a spirit to excel in a particular field in individuals. By boosting your confidence and personal growth they are believed to guide you into new opportunities. They also ward of negative and evil spirits.
The August birthstone, Peridot is said to be very powerful and has the ability to heal and increase the vitality of the physical body and the mind of any individual. In the past, people believed that the Peridot could slow down the ageing process and increase assertiveness.
Peridots will enable you to become peaceful and calm and rid your mind of any negative feelings such as anger or jealousy. These gemstones are said to seal friendships. If you feel that you are unable to comprehend all these innate qualities, you can simply choose to wear peridots for their beauty.
It is no secret that Queen Cleopatra loved these gemstones. This beautiful Queen is said to have worn peridots in abundance.
The Peridot was known as the 'sun stone' in early Egypt and was much sought after, especially by the Queen of Egypt. Besides possessing many qualities that set these gemstones apart from others they look fabulously vibrant and beautiful. Their popularity soared in Egypt more than four thousand years ago where they were loved for their green color that was said to have 'streaks of the sun' inside. In recent times they seem to be gaining popularity as more and more women want to own them.
Peridots are known for relieving stress and anxiety and increase courage. They are highly recommended for pregnant women because they are said to ease the childbirth process. It is believed that peridots have an immensely positive effect on the nature of all individuals who choose to wear them. Any gemstone that has so many fantastic qualities presents more than enough reason for Queen Cleopatra to love them!