The Meaning of My Birthstone:
The Peridot (pronounced as per-i-doh) means protection, safety and security. It has been debated on whether the word was derived from the French word 'peritot' which means unclear or the from the Latin word 'oliva' which refers to the color. It is believed to be the stone that represents "emotional healer."
The Meaning of My Birth Flower:
The Gladiolus (pronounced glad-ee-oh-luh s) was derived from the Latin word 'gladius' meaning sword. You can see that through the way this flower grows. It symbolizes strength and moral integrity.
After understanding all that, it made since that my astrology symbol was that of the Leo portrayed as the lion.
You can see your birthstone color meaning here in the chart below.
I couldn't find a chart like the one above about the flowers that you could easily follow so I created my own for you guys. If you are interested in getting this chart for your blog, email me and we can discuss how you can get this one without my watermark. Also if you ever see a chart and your month has two flowers, just do your research. For the most part you will find one that is more dominant than the other:
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