Peridot Jewelry

Mon, Jun 13, 2011

Gemstone Jewelry

Peridot is a green gemstone that is popular in jewelry today than it was before. E ‘was found in the ruins of ancient Egypt and Greece have often been called the evening emerald, the ancient Romans, who discovered that the green color even more strongly in the lamp, so that looks like a deep green emerald . Most of the antique peridot probably came from the Red Sea on the island of St. Johns, which has produced critically acclaimed dark green peridot

Peridot is a gem variety of mineral olivine. Is formed during volcanic eruptions, and its color varies from yellow-green and dark lime green. brown versions are available, but not desirable.

Vivid lime green peridot, without the oil is the most popular votes.

Peridot Select color evenly distributed.

Most American peridot is 3 carats or less.

As with other gems, with prices rising and the carat weight. Small to cut peridot and peridot beads are very affordable.

larger stones are probably in Pakistan or China. Of the two, Pakistani peridot is most in demand.

Peridot is sometimes treated with oils, waxes, resins and improve their color.

Ready to buy peridot jewelry? Try this selection of peridot bracelets, necklaces, earrings and rings.