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August Birthstone Earrings – Peridot

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Though Cleopatra was known for her love of emeralds, many believe some of those famous pieces of her collection were actually peridot.

Pronounced “pair-a-doe”, this gemstone has not only been found around the world – but also in meteorites!

Known as the “gem of the sun” this gorgeous bright green stone was once thought to harness the light of the sun itself. So much, in fact, that it was only mined at night (when they could be most easily seen). Legend has it that if you set the stone in gold, it possesses the power to cast away terrors of the night.

Rubies are one of the four precious gemstones, sitting alongside diamond, emerald and sapphire.
Even so, because rubies are so rare, they are often prized above even diamonds!

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Description

Though Cleopatra was known for her love of emeralds, many believe some of those famous pieces of her collection were actually peridot.

Pronounced “pair-a-doe”, this gemstone has not only been found around the world – but also in meteorites!

Known as the “gem of the sun” this gorgeous bright green stone was once thought to harness the light of the sun itself. So much, in fact, that it was only mined at night (when they could be most easily seen). Legend has it that if you set the stone in gold, it possesses the power to cast away terrors of the night.

Please note that the necklace pictured above is an example only. There are small variations in each stone, so this is an example of what you will receive but not the exact piece. Each of our pieces are handmade just for you!

EARRING DETAILS

• Sterling Silver French Hook Earwires
• Hammered Sterling Silver Teardrops
• Natural Peridot Polished Chip Beads

PACKAGING

• Earring Card
• Care Instructions
• Polishing Cloth
• Gemstone History Card

All orders will be shipped in our signature Shinn Life box with glitter ribbon and wax seal, ready for gifting!

SHIPPING

Items will be shipped out via USPS in a bubble mailer. Tracking information will be provided after shipment. International shipping available!
Please note that shipping costs are automatically calculated as you add items to your cart, and not per item.

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Metal Color

Sterling Silver, 14KT Gold Fill

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