For all you August babies this is the stone for you. A few facts about Peridot.
- Color - Yellow to yellow green, olive green to brownish sometimes a lime - green to emerald-ish hue
- Mohs Scale Hardness - 6.5 -7
- Metaphysical Attributes - In ancient times Peridot was believed to keep evil spirits away. It is also a powerful cleanser - helping to open and activate the heart, helping to get rid of "old baggage". (Source - The Crystal Bible - A Definitive Guide to Crystals by Judy Hall).