August - Peridot Crushed (genuine)

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PLEASE NOTE THESE ARE ONLY AVAILABLE TO MY CLIENTS TO BE USED FOR MEMORIAL JEWELLERY INCLUSIONS.

PERIDOT

Color: Lime, Yellowish Green, Olive Green or Medium Dark Green

Meaning: Beauty

Peridot represents power, influence, healing and understanding.

Peridot is a gem-quality olivine & silicate mineral. It is the only gem that come comes in one color, olive-green. The intensity and tint of the green depends on the percentage of iron in the crystal structure. So the shade of the peridot can vary from yellow to brownish and even medium dark tones. It is one of the gems that is never treated for color. Mined around the world some of the most beautiful Peridot comes from Asia and Pakistan. Gem-quality peridot is rare due to its chemical instability on Earth’s surface. As a result peridot is considered to be precious. Peridot are the same color in both natural and artificial light. This ability to give off the same green glow at night led to their association with great beauty, especially in Egyptian culture where they associate it with the sun. Peridot is believed to protect those who wear it from evil.

It is also a present for the 16th wedding anniversary.

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