Peridot Pendants – The beautiful Peridot gemstone ranges from a bright lime
yellow green to a rich leaf green shade. The richness of color is highly
dependant on the trace mineral iron. Dark olive green is highly valued compared
to other shades.
one of the oldest and well-documented stone known in history and has been
backdated to 1500 BC. The name derives from an Arabic word ‘faridat’. Interestingly,
a meteorite was discovered in 1749 at a hilltop in Siberia. Within the
meteorite were spectacular pieces of Peridot that was believed to be heaven
best quality Peridot is found in Burma and Pakistan. Other deposits have been
mined in USA, China, Vietnam, Tanzania, Afghanistan, Kenya, Mexico, Norway, Sri
Lanka, Australia, Brazil and South Africa.
biggest Peridot cut weighs 62 kilograms and is kept securely in the Smithsonian
Museum in Washington DC. Interestingly Napoleon gifted Josephine a Peridot to
symbolize his endless love and gratitude for her.
is considered the stone for compassion, wealth, success and good fortune.
Metaphysically it has the ability to restore the body with full vitality, good
health and balance both physical and emotional aspects. It can provide the
feeling of wellness, content and freedom from negative emotions. Peridot can
help stimulate creativity, confidence and self-esteem.
Peridot is said to heal disorders of the lungs, intestines, heart, spleen,
liver and gallbladder.
astrological sign for Peridot is Libra. It is the birthstone for those born in
the month of August. It is said that Peridot is for the solar plexus and heart
chakras. Traditionally this stone is symbolic for the 16th wedding
is an excellent choice for pendants. It’s hardness and durability allows it to
be suitable for all jewelry types and daily wear. Other positive aspects of
this stone includes it pricing, it is relatively affordable, it has an
appealing color, it suits multi-gemstone jewelry pieces and it can be for both
male and female jewelry designs.