August Birthstone Jewelry Guide

In our August Birthstone Jewelry Guide; I am here to share everything you need to know about the Peridot, Sardonyx, and Spinel. Initially, only the Peridot and Sardonyx were listed as the birthstones for August. However, in 2016, this was updated to list the Spinel in both the American Gem Trade Association and Jewelers of […]

The Hues and History of the Peridot Gem

Varying in coloration from a yellow-green color mix to a green with a brown tint, the standard clarity of the peridot is eye-clean. This gem is one of the few that only comes in one basic color. A magnesium iron silicate, the gemstone’s final coloration is frequently decided by the quantity of iron in its […]