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Peridot is the birthstone of August. It symbolizes strength. Peridot is known as an “extreme gem” born of fire and brought to light, one of only two gems (diamond is the other) formed not in the Earth’s crust, but in molten rock of the upper mantle and brought to the surface by the tremendous forces of earthquakes and volcanoes.  → Read more