Peridot jewellery to buy for August birthdays

With its distinctive yellow-green hue, peridot is the August birthstone, which means jewellery featuring this gem is ideal for celebrating birthdays in the coming month.


This peridot and diamond ring is offered at William George’s timed online auction, ending August 6, with an estimate of £250-350.

Peridot is one of the few gemstones that occurs in only one colour, varying in brightness from lime greens to olive shades. It has long been associated with the sun and was used historically to drive away nightmares, heal depression and open the heart.  

Among the lots featuring peridot coming up for auction this month on is a range of antique and modern jewellery at a variety of price points.

Modern ring

Among the modern pieces coming up are a 9ct white gold peridot and diamond ring (above) offered with its original certificate and a gift box. It is available at William George’s timed online auction of jewellery which ends on August 6. It has an estimate of £250-350.

View and bid for this peridot and diamond ring here.


Antique necklace


This Edwardian multi-gem-set necklace, c.1910, is offered at Dreweatts on August 12 with an estimate of £300-500.

One of the most striking antique pieces on offer is this Edwardian multi-gem-set necklace, c.1910, which also features tourmaline and aquamarine with half pear accents. Thought to feature all its original stones, the necklace has a later ring clasp, and is offered at Dreweatts on August 12 with an estimate of £300-500.

View and bid for this multi-gem necklace here.

20th century bracelet


This pearl and peridot bracelet has an estimate of £100-150 at Fellows’ Online Jewellery sale of August 6.

This early 20th century 9ct gold peridot and split pearl bracelet is offered at Fellows on August 6 with an estimate of £100-150. It has one mother-of-peal replacement but is otherwise catalogued as having no obvious faults other than wear.

View and bid for this pearl and peridot bracelet here.

Pearl and peridot


This 9ct gold ring set with seed pear and peridot is offered for £30-50 at Claydon Auctioneers’ on August 17-18.

Buying on a budget? This 9ct gold ring, set with seed pearl and peridot, is estimated at £30-50 at Claydon Auctioneers’ sale of August 17-18. For more information on the lot, including its condition, contact the auctioneer - a good rule of thumb before purchasing any jewellery at auction.

View and bid for this ring here.

20th century pendant


This early 20th century peridot pendant is offered at in Fellows’ Online Jewellery auction of August 6 and with an estimate of £100-150.

This early 20th century pendant features a light yellowish-green peridot gemstone set in a 9ct gold openwork pendant on a 9ct gold hallmarked chain. It is included in Fellows’ Online Jewellery auction of August 6 and is offered with an estimate of £100-150.

View and bid for this peridot pendant here.


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