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Peridot is a yellowish-green stone that is usually cut and facetted for jewellery. The green color is caused by the iron content of the gemstone, more iron means a richer green color. It has long been enjoyed as August's birthstone.
Peridot has been prized since ancient times. It can trace its history back to the ancient Egyptians who used the stone. Hawaiian legends called the stone “divine tears”; the green stones were believed to have been wept by Pele, the goddess of the volcano. Another form of peridot called olivine has been found in meteorites, it is an out of this world gemstone.
This piece contains authentic stones, and no two are exactly alike. The item you receive may have slight variations from the one photographed.
Sterling silver chain is not included. It is available for purchase here.