Peridot is an olive green colour gem. It is the birthstone for the month of August and zodiac stone for the constellation libra. It is one of the few gemstones that are found only in one colour, that is olive green and the darker the colour the more precious is the stone considered.

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Gemstone Peridot can be found in volcanic basalt rocks, lava, pallasite meteorites and deep in the earth’s mantle.

The name Peridot is derived from the Arabic word ‘faridat’ which means gem, or it may also have been derived from the French word ‘peritot’ which means unclear due to the cloudy nature of large stones.

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Use of this gemstone can be traced back to the Second BC and is even mistaken for an emerald. The Egyptians bestowed the name ‘gem of the sun’ upon it  as an acknowledgement for its luminance properties and is believed to shield the wearer from the terrors of the dark.

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It forms during volcanic eruptions and the color ranges from yellowish green to dark lime green.

In earlier times Peridot was found in the Red Sea Island of St. Johns and it still produces smaller quantities of this precious stone. The San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona, is a significant source for Peridots and is mined by the native Americans.

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The gemstone can also be obtained from a number of locations in New Mexico. Pakistan and China also bring in huge quantities of this valuable stone, but the Pakistan ones are more popular.

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It is the Gem variety of the mineral olivine valued for centuries. It is found in peridotite rock from the earth’s upper mantle. This is among the few gemstones that come in one color only. The depth of green depends upon the quantity of iron in its crystal structure. It can vary from yellow-green to olive or brownish-green. Gem-quality peridots are rather rare.

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Peridots have often been confused with other gemstones particularly emeralds due to the resemblance in colour. Although it is different in color many jewelers consider it as the ‘evening emerald’. It is among the most exclusive and rare gemstones and is an excellent choice for men’s jewellery. It is also considered the anniversary stone for sixteen years of marriage.

This is a relatively inexpensive gemstone in small sizes. The value goes up with stones over 5 carats. 10 to15 carat stones are very rare & expensive. There is no known treatment to improve the color or clarity of this, so peridot is always an untreated gem.

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Why should you buy Men’s Peridot bracelets:

1. An exceptional gift: As it is considered as the birthstone for August, Peridot jewellery is a gift with a special meaning for the leo in your life.

2. Beauty: If your jewelry hunt is for something stunning, gorgeous and flattering, this gemstone is the choicest sought after item for Men’s Bracelet.

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3. Remedial Power: The gem is believed to possess therapeutic qualities and a men’s bracelet of this gemstone can bring peace , prosperity and good fortune. It is believed to possess magical powers and the ability to heal and to protect one from nightmares. It is also believed that those who wear this gemstone will be provided with power and influence.

4. An investment: A rare qualitative gemstone is indeed an excellent asset.

Men’s Peridot bracelets look posh, fashionable and a one of its kind accessory to your wardrobe. It is a perfect gift for graduation, fathers day, anniversary, and groomsmen’s present.

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Tips on Peridot Men’s Jewellery:

1. The color varies from yellowish green to dark olive, the darker the colour the more valuable it is regarded.

2. The vivacious lime green gemstone with no olive tone is more sought after.

3. The bigger stones are most likely from China or Pakistan, although the Pakistan gemstone is more in demand.

4. The price of this gemstone increases with the carat weight, therefore the smaller sizes of cut gemstones are more cost-effective.

5. In order to add to its color, the gemstone is occasionally treated with oils, waxes and raisins.

With the uniqueness in its beauty, charm and the classy look, Peridot Jewelry is decidedly worth a buy and a precious asset for years to come.

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  • Good job on this article, id like to mention too that.
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    Diamonds have long been a popular addition to jewelry throughout the world.
    However, you don’t have to purchase large solitaires, such as those in pendants, earrings, and engagement rings.

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