Peridot is the birthstone for August.

Hardness: 6.5 to 7

Locations: Canada, Russia, USA, Italy, Pakistan, Brazil, Egypt, Ireland, Sri Lanka, canary Islands

Astrological sign of: Virgo, Leo, Scorpio & Sagittarius

Beneficial for confidence, assertion, jealousy, resentment, spitefulness, anger and stress. Peridot is a protective stone for the aura and a powerful cleanser. A visionary crystal. it helps one understand one’s destiny and spiritual purpose. Peridot emits a warm and friendly energy. It can be used to magnify the inner aspects of any situation. It helps to regulate all types of cycles in ones life. It also helps to heal a bruised ego by lessening anger and inspiring happiness within oneself.