Natural Peridot

peridot

NATURAL PERIDOT – GENUINE PERIDOT

Peridot is a kind of a silicate mineral termed olivine. It is one of those gems who appear in only green color which is rare. Its lovely hue is due to the proximity of iron trace elements. Based upon the amount of iron present peridots may develop lighter or darker shade, varying from pale golden-green to deep olive green.

COLOR: Natural Peridot is oldest gemstone available in lovely Olive Green colour with slight hint of gold.

ORIGIN: Very fine specimens come from Burma, and new material from Pakistan has generated considerable excitement in the gemstone world. Arizona and New Mexico in the USA are important producers of commercial grade Peridot. Additionally, Vietnam and China have become increasingly important suppliers.

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION: (Mg, Fe) 2SiO4 Magnesium Iron Silicate

CUT: Table and step cuts are very popular, as well as unconventional checkerboards. Peridot can be found in many shapes including fancies and traditional rounds, ovals, octagons and cushions.

SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 1.54 – 1.55

REFRACTIVE INDEX: 2.63 – 2.65

HARDNESS: 6.5-7

FORMATION: Peridot comes from igneous environments. These gems are formed deep within the mantle of the earth, and are brought the surface by volcanic activity.

TREATMENTS: Peridots are usually not subjected to any treatments.

UNUSUAL PROPERTIES: Peridot is the birthstone of August. Peridot is both a day stone and a night stone, keeping its shining colour even under artificial lighting. For this reason, it is sometimes called “Evening Emerald”. It is known as a stone for prosperity and happiness. The vibration of this stone is high, high enough that even small Peridot stones have an energy that will easily be felt. Peridot stone helps you to concentrate on the right pathways and keeps motivated the best part of wearing natural peridot is you will never experience headaches, skin problems, memory loss, and epilepsy seizures. It is needed for everyone who is involved in the field of communication like media or actors.

BIRTHSTONE: Peridot is the birthstone of August and as well as the traditional gemstone for the astrological signs of Virgo and Leo.

USAGE: Natural Peridot can make excellent daily-wear ring designs. For men, cuff-links, tie-tacks and pendants are great ideas. For women, bracelets, necklaces, bangles, pins, brooches and earrings can make stunning fashion jewellery accessories.

WHAT WE SUPPLY: We supply natural peridot loose stones in all kinds of colors, qualities from different origins, and in different kinds of cuts. But the ones listed in this section are medium quality, Peridot Stone. For other Peridot stones, please send us an e-mail to info@gemsngems.com with your requirements and we will find that piece for you.

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