Peridot Glass Gems – great August gift ideas!

The birthstone gem for August is peridot. And it’s already August, so this idea is for those of us (yeah, I never do this) who need a nice birthday gift NOW. So – make a pretty pair of earrings or pendant. Peridot green, the August color. And they’re on sale in my shop!

For the next week – through Saturday, August 14, 2021 – when you buy peridot glass gems from my Etsy shop, you can get a free pair or pendant! Equal or lesser value is the only catch – and you have to mention this blog post (which is how you know about the sale!)

There are lots more peridot glass gems in my shop than are shown in this pic – just click on the pic to see more. And don’t wait, it’s only while my supplies last – and you’ve got that birthday girl to gift!

(Tell her I said happy birthday too. Just because!)

Birthstones for DIY earring design ideas

You know that birthstones are always in style, right? The gemstones shown here are glass, not “precious” minerals – but they’re the right birthstone colors, and they’re really pretty. That kind of covers the important stuff, you know?

glass gems in birthstone colors for May through August

The birthstone colors shown here are:

May – emerald green
June – light amethyst, or alexandrite
July – ruby red
August – peridot green


I’ll post pics for other birthstone months, soon – but I wanted to show these off. You can so easily personalize your jewelry, your gifts, or your customer requests! Or – just something to consider in future – you can combine birthstones. Make a necklace or earrings that combine emerald for May, and September for sapphire – there are so many possibilities for DIY jewelry designs.

That look great. And don’t cost a fortune. And you can totally do it yourself. This is the way it’s supposed to work!