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 you look closely through the gem, you can see two of each pavilion facet.

Source:https://www.gia.edu/peridot

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May 24, 2020 – Please Note

COVID-19 UPDATE  Taking Care Takes Time

 

While we are still temporarily closed under the NY ON PAUSE regulations, we wanted to update you and let you know that we have been working very hard behind the scenes, planning for the day when we will be able to begin to re-open.  We believe you will be pleased with our comprehensive plan to serve you safely and provide one on one service.

 

Under the guidelines of the NYS Phase 1 re-opening plan (which will allow us to only do curbside and instore drop off, pick up and gold buying), our goal is to restart slow and safe with a very limited number of days, hours and services.  Our jewelers will be working on repairs and special orders.  Our staff is ready to meet whatever needs you may have.  As we are allowed to progress into NYS Phase 2 re-opening plan we will begin to expand our days, hours and services for your shopping convenience.

 

Taking Care, Takes Time.  We appreciate your patience while we slow down the pace of service to protect everyone.  From all of us at Diamond Jewelers, we want to send out a heartfelt thanks to the selfless and heroic front-line workers in the healthcare and essential services industries that have done all they can to keep us safe.  We would also like to thank our customers, friends and family who have supported us over the last four decades, serving the community for three generations now.  We miss you and we are looking forward to seeing you again!

 

Bob, Joy and the Diamond Jewelers Team