A gem variety of the mineral olivine. Peridot has been connected with various superstitions throughout history. It has been associated with the sun, and was believed to be able to break evil spells. During the Middle Ages, it was worn to gain foresight and divine inspiration. It's found by the Red Sea in Aswan, and in Burma
A bright golden green stone, but it can vary to deeper green or greenish-yellow. It is found mainly in Burma, Sri Lanka, the United States and Norway. Peridot is the birthstone for the month of August.
Slightly yellowish green.
a Yellowish - green gemstone
is a distinctive olive-green gemstone due to the presence of iron from the mineral olivine, giving it an oily lustre. It is thought to bring success, peace and good fortune. It is the birthstone of those born in August. Peridot is mined in the USA, Norway, Red Sea, China, Brazil and Hawaii.
Is also known as "evening emerald" and is the green semi precious variety of olivine.
(PAIR-uh-doh) A yellow-green to dark-green, transparent semi-precious stone. Peridot has an oily luster and exhibits double refraction. That is, when you look through the stone, things appear doubled. This effectively doubles the number of actual facets when viewed with the naked eye. Peridot rates 6.5 on the Mohs hardness scale and is recognized as the birthstone for August.
Peridot is a green stone with colors that vary from light pea green to a deep olive green. Because of the green hue of the gem, it is sometimes mistaken as emerald or chrysoberyl. Made of a mineral known as "olivine", this semi-precious stone has an oily shine and a unique refraction quality; when viewing the stone, the human eye usually interprets a double reflection.
a deep yellow-green stone.
August's birthstone, this pale olive-green translucent stone was brought to Europe in the middle ages by the Crusaders from St. John's Island in the Red Sea. It had been mined there for over 3500 years.
Facilitates understanding. It beams with a warm and friendly energy. This greenish stone send a protective shield around the wearer. It helps to balance the cycles of life. This healing stone has been used to strengthen and regenerate the body.
A transparent gem that is olive green in color.
A semiprecious gemstone with a bright green or yellow-green color, the birthstone of August.
Peridot is the gem form of the mineral olivine. Its yellowish to vibrant green color is caused by iron.
Peridot, as well as being recommended as a cure for insomnia, is said to aid the digestion and placate the nervous system. Improves bruised eyes. Can cleanse and heal hurt feelings, helps mend damaged relationships. Attracts occult powers to the user. Develops inner vision; the stone of the seer. Counteracts negativity and opens the mind. It acts like a tonic and heals the physical body and can be useful in reducing fever. Also used in treating emotional states such as anger or jealousy.
Peridot is a yellow-green semi-precious stone and is a transparent, green form of olivine. Peridot exhibits double refraction; when you look through the stone, things appear double. For example, when looking into a faceted peridot gemstone, the number of bottom facets appears to be double the actual number of facets. Most peridots are from a volcanic island in the Red Sea, Zebergit/St. John, the "Serpent Isle." Peridots have been found in meteorites. Peridot has a hardness of 6.5.
One of the few gemstones that comes in only one color, though the richness of that color does vary. Sometimes called the “poor man's emerald,” the depth of green depends on how much iron is contained in the crystal structure. Being a green stone, Peridot is believed to bring good luck.
They are receptive and promote protection, health, wealth and sleep. Peridot is worn or carried for general healing purposes. Its deep green hue suggests peridot's use in wealth attracting spells.
Peridot is a gemstone in the Olivine mineral family. It exhibits a range of vibrant greens from yellow-green to olive green to brownish green. On the Mohsâ€™ scale of hardness, peridot is 6.5-7. It displays a vitreous and oily luster and the primary sources include Burma (Myanmar), Australia (Queensland), Brazil (Minas Gerais), China, Kenya, Mexico, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Tanzania, and Arizona. (See Peridot Facts.) (Note: Sources listed in order of primary and secondary deposits.)
The crystal master gains damage reduction of 1/--. This is increased by 1 for each additional embedded gem.
A transparent stone that appears as green or olive green.
A transparent, olive green gem
A transparent gem, which is olive green in color.
Peridot (pronounced "pear-uh-doe", IPA: /pÉ›É¹ÉªdÉ‘Ët/ or Fr. /peÊido/) is the gem quality variety of forsteritic olivine. The chemical composition of peridot is (Mg, Fe)2SiO4, with Mg in greater quantities than Fe. The name of the gemstone is believed to come from either the Arabic word faridat meaning "gem" or the French word peritot meaning "unclear."