With zesty green hues and a striking brilliance, Peridot is a gemstone favourite that has a wonderful clarity and inner shine.
If you love green, then this is the gem for you – with such great clarity, brilliance and sparkle, it really does pop when worn and has a wonderful vibrancy that catches the eye.
Country of origin
The US state of Arizona is said to mine 80% of the world’s supply of Peridot, although mining for the gem over the centuries has also taken place in China, Australia, Brazil, Norway and Burma, the most recent discovery was in Pakistan in 1994.
Myth & Folklore
Having long been associated with luck, many cultures have celebrated this unusual and magical stone in their myths and legends due to its apparent power to ward off evil spirits!
Peridot is the birthstone for August