Peridot is a beautiful yellowish green gemstone with the most beautiful gems having an intense green colour. It is a durable gemstone with a hardness of 7 on the MOHS scale. It cannot be found in any other color apart from green.
Peridot is from the mineral olivine which is formed deep within the earths crust. Gem quality Peridot can be found in larger stones with a gorgeous green hue. The stone exhibits double refraction which helps give it the beautiful sparkle that Peridot is famous for.
It is also the birthstone for August.
Source of Peridot include the United States, Pakistan, China, Egypt, Burma and China.
We have a huge range of faceted gemstone available as well as pairs that have perfectly matched for use in earrings. There is a selection of rough available which can be used to facet your own stones, or check out the specimen section to see this gem in it’s natural form.