GREEN WITH ENVY
Seeing green? So is BAZAAR. Get filled in on the mysterious peridot gemstone, birthstone for the month of August. #1 Associated with prosperity and good fortune, its name is believed to be derived from the Greek word “peridona”, meaning “giving plenty”. #2 A rare variety of the mineral olivine, peridots are formed from deep inside the earth’s mantle and brought to the surface by volcanoes. #3 Unlike many other gems, peridots acquire its glowing colour from its own mineral composition, rather than trace impurities.
Peridots are also known as a protective charms against evil and darkness
Granville peridot ring, Dior
Empress peridot earrings, Holly Dyment at ModaOperandi.com