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Physical Properties

Color light green, dark green, olive green, yellow
Hardness 7
Specific Gravity 3.3 - 3.4
Refractive index 1.635 - 1.673

Overview:  Peridot is among the oldest known gemstones.Peridot is a green gemstone that's sometimes called the evening emerald. Peridot is a gem-quality transparent variety of olivine, a mineral composed of magnesium-iron silicates.The peridot was regarded since ancient times as the symbol of the sun.Some of the finest peridot stones are called "evening emeralds" because they appear greener under artificial light.

Healing Power:  This beautiful stone is worn or carried for general healing purposes. Peridot increases strength & physical vitality. Peridot protects against nervousness and aids in healing hurt feelings. It helps liver & adrenal function. Peridot is also thought to protect lungs, sinuses, and wrists from illness and injury.

Mystical Power:  Peridot is used to help dreams become a reality. This very popular stone is believed to attract love. The deep green hue of the peridot also suggests a connection in wealth-attracting. Peridot calms a raging anger. It is also useful to dispel negative emotions, and it is believed to promote sleep when worn to bed.

Legend:  This gem has been mined on an island in the Red Sea since 1500 BC. The Ancients considered Peridot to be the gem of the sun. They believed that it would send evil spirits away, lessen one's thirst when placed underneath the tongue, and to drive out nighttime terrors when placed in gold. Historians believe that some of the "emeralds" worn by Cleopatra were really peridot. by legend, wearing Peridot protected the wearer from evil spirits.

Occurence:  Mogok district of Burma, Norway, Brazil, China, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Australia, Mexico, and United States.

Color:  Once called the gem of the sun, this yellow-green stone glitters like golden light reflecting across the ripples of green sea water. Peridots vibrant color has caught the eye of many fashion designers, appearing in a variety of fashionable clothing and jewelry designs.

Care:  Avoid sudden temperature changes, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.

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