August’s Birthstone – The Peridot Gem

August’s birthstone is the peridot. Known for its clear, bright, light green hue, the peridot makes a beautiful stone to highlight anyone’s collection of fine jewelry. Bennion Jewelers in downtown Salt Lake City is the area’s premier store for exquisite custom and designer jewelry. If you are looking for custom jewelry for that special someone born in August, stop in today. We are conveniently located in the City Creek Center. Our friendly sales associates and GIA certified gemologists will help you find the perfect pair of peridot earrings or pendant. No matter the size or setting you are looking for, we have something for even the most discerning taste. And if we don’t have it, our in-house specialists can create it with our custom jewelry service.

Peridots have the ability to inspire eloquence and creativity and are believed to bring the wearer good health. Further attributes of August’s birthstone include bringing peace to relationships by bringing the heart and head into alignment. So, as you can see, peridots aren’t just a birthstone. This precious gem looks lovely in any color of gold and sets well in sterling silver and platinum as well. At Bennion Jewelers, we carry a wide selection of precious metals for your piece. Whether it’s a tennis bracelet with alternating diamond and peridots to a princess-cut pendant on a chain, our selection is unparalleled in Salt Lake.

Outstanding Birthstone Jewelry

Peridots come in a variety of cuts and sizes. Their chemical structure enables them to be cut and polished easily. High transparency and clarity make the peridot suitable for any type of jewelry. If you are looking for a unique birthday gift, anniversary present, or Mother’s Day surprise, it’s time to stop into Bennion Jewelers. Perhaps you are that incredible individual who’s lucky enough to have a peridot birthstone, what an even better reason to visit. Treat yourself to a birthday gift you are sure to love and add a peridot to your collection.

Salt Lake’s Leading Jeweler

As the Intermountain West’s oldest fine jeweler, Bennion Jewelry is confident you will love our inventory. Visit our location in downtown Salt Lake City, UT in the City Creek Center to see what we have to offer. Peridot birthstone jewelry is a perfect gift for any occasion. We invite you to peruse our inventory of peridot and other birthstone jewelry or speak to our team about creating a custom piece.

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City Creek Center,
15 West So. Temple St. Suite 120
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

(801) 364-3667