August Birthstone Information
The birthstones for August are a light green semiprecious stone called a peridot and a form of onyx called a sardonyx. Peridot is an olive-green stone similar to an emerald. Sardonyx is a form of onyx with a red hue. Peridot and sardonyx are made into a variety of jewelry pieces, including earrings, bracelets, rings and pendants and both make beautiful additions to any jewelry collection.