Sell With A Story: Peridot

The color of the August birthstone ranges from lime green to olive green, dark green and yellowish green. Peridot is a form of Olivine of volcanic origin. Although the olivine mineral is abundant, large Peridot is rare. 

Famous Peridot


Peridot History 
In Medieval times people believed the peridot was an emerald, it was even thought by some historians the emerald collection owned by Cleopatra was actually peridots. The Egyptians are so fascinated with the peridot they named it their national gem and in ancient times made them into Talisman to ward off evil. The gem has been mined for over 3500 years but in the early 1900's the gems was rediscovered.

Location, Location, Location
Pakistan, Myanmar, China, St. John’s Island Egypt and the United States.

Peridot Powers
Peridot is thought to help many emotional, spiritual and health problems. These powers can inspire countless sales.

  • Ward off evil and nightmares
  • Attract love
  • Bring good fortune
  • Reduce stress and guilt
  • Induce peaceful sleep
  • Relieve depression.
  • Stimulate energy levels
  • Raise self-awareness

Care Tips
Mohs Hardness: 6.5-7
Ultrasonic: Caution
Steamer: Not safe
Heat: Extreme Caution – May cause fracturing or breakage 

           How do you like your Peridots? 

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