August Birthstone: Peridot

 

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https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/94/69/fe/9469fe404de5864cf64ef23d75dab79c--raw-diamond-rings-peridot-rings.jpg   Peridot is a well-known and ancient gemstone, with jewelry pieces dating all the way back to the Pharaohs in Egypt. The gem variety of the mineral Olivine, it makes a lovely light green to olive-green gemstone. The intensity of color depends on the amount of iron present in a Peridot’s chemical structure; the more iron it contains the deeper green it will be. The most desirable color of Peridot is deep olive-green with a slight yellowish tint. Deeper olive-green tones tend to be more valuable than lighter colored greens and yellowish-greens.

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More info on peridot, click on…

https://www.gia.edu/peridot

 

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