The name of this gem comes from Arabic word 'Faridat’ which means: The gemstone.
Peridot is a gemstone variety from the olivine mineral group.
It is found in volcanic rocks and it is too, the only gemstone which has been found inside meteorites.
Olivine is a very abundant mineral, but Peridot gem quality is quite unique and rare.
Bright green colour to yellow/green, can be easily confused with the finest emeralds.
It is the gem of the month of August.
On Gem therapy it is called the ‘gem of happiness’ and symbolizes compassionated and detached love.
Peridot gemstone creative presence vibrates with the fragrance of Basil’s perfume.
It relates to the heart chakra 'Anahata' stillness.
Peridot is the birthstone of the zodiac sign, Leo.