Praseodymium

Praseodymium by Clare Degerness

If you are an August baby, your birthstone is a peridot. A less expensive version of the stone is cubic zirconia colored yellow-green with the help of praseodymium. (Say that 3 times.) The element also colors the material used in certain types of welders’ and glass blowers’ goggles.

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