Birthstone Jewelry: Peridot Jewels for August Birthdays



The mineral olivine—or gemstone we call peridot—may now have birthstone company with spinel, but purists can look to the lime-green rock as the original birthstone of August. Here are six new pieces to consider stocking.

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Eucalyptus Island necklace in sterling silver and 22k gold vermeil with 4.4 cts. t.w. blue topaz, 4.1 cts. t.w. peridot, and freshwater pearls, $395; Michou

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Ring in oxidized silver and 24k gold with 2.04 ct. peridot and 0.04 ct. t.w. diamonds, $1,424; Kurtulan

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Tassel earrings in 14k yellow gold with 5.12 ct. t.w. peridot, 0.82 ct. t.w. green tourmalines, 0.73 ct. t.w. indicolite tourmalines, 0.32 ct. t.w. teal tourmalines, and 0.23 ct. t.w. aquamarines, $3,795; Jane Taylor

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3-D Marquis hoops in 18k yellow gold with 7.33 cts. t.w. marquis-shape peridot, $4,400; Suzy Landa

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Flamenco Gold ring in 18k gold with 10.2 cts. t.w. peridot and 0.18 ct. t.w. diamonds, $8,800; Konstantino

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Bracelet in 18k white gold with 26.87 cts. t.w. peridot and 1.84 cts. t.w. ideal-cut diamonds, $19,165; Yael Designs

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