Peridot is the birthstone for August and the gift to celebrate 16 years of marriage. It is known as the “Stone of Increase” due to its ability to amplify the energy of any other stones it is paired with. This makes it an ideal stone to pair with other gemstones to promote prosperity and abundance, release bottled up emotions and painful memories or even new beginnings. If you are looking to detoxify your body, peridot is a great gemstone. It wards off negative energy and brings peace.