Tag: Peridot

Birthstone of the Month – Peridot

Birthstone of the Month – Peridot

Peridot Why We Love This Gemstone   Extraterrestrial Peridot crystals are found in meteorites: some rare extraterrestrial crystals are even big enough to facet as cut gemstones.   Iron Gem Most gems are colored by impurities such as iron. Peridot’s color is intrinsically yellow-green. Higher-quality stones have an intense color.   Seeing Double Peridot has extremely high double refraction: when…

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