Peridot Earrings
August 9, 2018

Peridot ‘Evening Emerald’

The August Birthstone has no fewer than three names: ‘peridot’, ‘Chrysolite’, (derived from Greek, meaning ‘gold stone’) and ‘Olivine’, the latter being the family of minerals of which peridot is a member, and encompasses opaque or semi-translucent gems. The name peridot derives from the Arabic word  “faridat,” which means “gem.” Most peridot was formed deep inside the […]

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