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Peridot – August’s Birthstone from the Heavens

If peridot were to have a flavor, I’m sure it would taste like apple Jolly Ranchers!  Granted, I don’t eat candy, but it’s a distinct taste I remember from childhood.  They were my favorite. [caption id="attachment_454" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Peridot Hoops by Amy Holton Designs[/caption] Peridot is unique to the gem world because they are one of the very few gemstones that occur naturally in an olive green color.  Ranging in color from brownish-green to greenish-yellow, peridot is highly coveted for its range of colors.  The different shades of green are determined by the varying levels of iron present in the...