Peridot Stone Facts
Peridot is a gem quality Olivine Mineral. Olivine is a silicate material with light green color. It is also called ‘Evening Emerald’ as it glows brilliant-Green under incandescent artificial light. Peridot stone has very limited color range from yellow to olive-green to Brownish Green. Peridot is the national gemstone of Egypt. Peridot is also called ‘Jabarjad’ in urdu and ‘Ghritmani’ in Hindi. According to western Astrology, Peridot Gemstone is Birthstone for the people born in the month of August. It should be worn by People born under the sign of Leo, Virgo, Gemini and Pisces.
- Hardness on Moh’s Scale: 6.5-7
- Specific Gravity (SG) of Peridot: 3.27-3.37
- Refractive Index (RI) of Peridot: 1.65 – 1.69
- High Birefringence leads to doubling of back facet edges.
- Luster: Oily
- Transparency: Semi-transparent to highly Transparen
- Microscopic view: Lily Pad like inclusions (included Crystals with halo)
- Peridot is brittle stone & easily attacked by acids.
Peridot quality is adjudged on the basis of Color tone, Transparency, Cutting style and Luster. A good cutting and polishing ensures good luster in stone.
Peridot Stone Price
The Bright Green Color and Olive-green color are considered very desirable and hence command high price. Brownish-Green Peridot is priced lower. The Price also rises with increase in transparency and with decreasing inclusions. Peridot is cut in faceted as well as cabochon form. Faceted Peridot is priced higher than cabochon of same quality.
Peridot Stone Benefits
It increases strength and boosts emotional stability of the person. It brings down stress, reduces anxiety, gives Peace and helps in getting good sleep. It protects against evil and negative energies. Peridot is beneficial for people suffering from health issues related with Heart, Lungs, Breasts, Chest, intestine, liver and Gall-bladder. It is beneficial for people suffering from Depression. It helps in strengthening love with the partner. Peridot helps the person to understand love and emotions of the partner. It is also considered auspicious to gift Peridot on anniversary. It gives emotional strength and enables to get over the bitter past and enjoy the present. Peridot is a beneficial stone for everyone and it does not have any side-effects.
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How to Wear Peridot Stone?
Peridot can be worn in either Gold or Silver. It can be worn as a Ring, Pendant, armlet or Bracelet.
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Peridot Origin & Sources
Currently, Peridot is mined in large quantities from Arizona and Mexico. These mines produce largest quantity of best quality Peridot Stones. Other sources of Peridot are located in Brazil, Egypt, Myanmar and Australia.