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is a very old gemstone, and one
The ancient Romans were fond of this gemstone and esteemed its radiant green shine, which does not change even in artificial light. For that reason they nicknamed it the ‘ emerald of the evening’. Peridot is also found in Europe in medieval churches, where it adorns many a treasure
Peridot is one of the few gemstones
that occur in only one color, an olive green. The intensity of the color
depends on the amount of iron actually present, so the color of
individual peridot gems can vary from yellow- to olive- to
brownish-green. The most valued color is a dark olive-green.
The peridot, the
birthstone for August,
you like the warm elegance of Yellow Gold
always, we recommend that you regularly have your jewelry checked &
inspected. We can do that while you wait ... as well as keep
your jewelry sparkling & clean.....
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