The green-apple crispness of Peridot is a perfect compliment to today's lively fashion scene. As the popularity of green continues to grow, so does the youthful appeal of this citrus-hued gem.
Peridot is treasured by the Hawaiian peoples who believed the gem to be the tears of the Goddess Pele. Peridot was known in the ancient world as well, Romans named the gem "Evening Emerald" as its brilliant color did not fade in the lamplight, but instead seemed to glow in the evening hours. Partly for this reason, Peridot was believed to help dreams become reality and to drive away the evil spirits of night.
Peridot's freshness invigorates and delights the senses. Intense and dazzling, its juicy color finds appeal across generations.
Hardness 6.5-7 Peridot is rated "fair" for everyday wear