A tiny island known as Zabargard (owned by Egypt) is documented as the first source of peridot, dating back as far as four thousand years.
Peridot is mentioned in many ancient references as chrysolite. It is mentioned throughout the Bible, and early Christians considered it holy. Today still, Catholic Bishops believe in culture wearing a ring of peridot and amethyst as a symbol of purity, ethics & morality.
This gemstone particularly known as Peridot, Chrysolith and Olivin
Peridot is the gemstone of summer, the dynamic green peridot gemstone go with the light summer wardrobe.
It is used as a power stone since many centuries
Peridot is both a day stone as well as night stone, keeping its shining color even under synthetic lighting.Due to this, it is sometimes called “Evening Emerald”.
Peridot, is a French word derived from the Arabic word “faridat” which means gem.
peridot was believed to be the stone of springtime by ancients who considered it a gift from Mother Nature. Ancient people believed that the peridot is a springtime stone they considered it a blessing from mother nature
Napoleon once made a gift of peridot to Josephine as a symbol of undying love. In ancient times, it was said that a dream about peridot foretold impending danger.
It is especially good for healing the healers.
Peridot is a stone of lightness and beauty. Only spiritual or clear-minded persons should use peridot. The person with too many earthly problems will not be able to understand the beauty of the Peridot.
The very spiritual can wear peridot in a necklace with the stone at the base of the throat to feel its calm effect.
When worn in a necklace, peridot is a guard against negative emotions.
Peridot has been known to have healing effect on the gall bladder and liver.
The joyful and friendly energy vibration of this stone helps to make and seal friendships, it clears the heart, releases the ego, which in turn clear jealousy and anger, hence bringing about a sense of peace and quiet amusement.
Helps in to treat infection, ulcers, and thyroid problems.
Helps to relieve depression
Peridot stone faceted into many cuts, and used in all forms of jewelry, especially rings, earrings, necklaces, and bracelets.
Tumbled Peridot beads and cabochons are also fashioned in bracelets and necklaces.
Sources of peridot include: St. John’s Island (Egypt), United States (Arizona and Hawaii), Myanmar, Burma, Australia, Norway, South Africa and Brazil.