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Product ID: LGGM437pt
Genuine Olive Green Peridot, Oval, 8 X 6 mm, 1.25 cts, Loose Peridot, Loose Gemstones
Genuine Olive Green Peridot, Oval, 8 X 6 mm, 1.25 cts, Loose Peridot, Loose Gemstones

Genuine Peridot gem.

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Specifications of This Gemstone:

Gemstone species: Genuine Peridot
Shape/Cut: Oval
Measurements: 8 X 6 mm
Carat weight: 1.25 cts
Color: Olive Green
Clarity: SI 1
Country of origin: China
Gem Hardness: 6.5 -7
Treatment: None
Number of pieces: 1

Common Terms Used and Meanings
IF Nothing visible under  a loupe (10X magnification)
VVS Extra Fine Quality. These gems have microscopic inclusions which are difficult to slightly difficult to see under a loupe with 10x magnification.
VS Very Fine Quality. Small pin-pricks are just visible to the scrutiny of the close naked eye. However, the beauty of the gem is not diminished in anyway.
SI1 Good Quality. These gems have inclusions which are fairly easy to see to the close naked eye. However, the overall beauty of the gem is still high.
SI2 Good to Medium-High Quality. These gems have inclusions which are fairly easy to see under the close naked eye. These inclusions are usually not really visible at an arm's length.
I Medium to the lower qualities. Included gems with internal features that range from eye visible to very easily seen to the naked eye.

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About Peridot

Peridot is a transparent greenish yellow or bottle green semiprecious stone. Egyptians used peridot in jewelry as early as 1500 BC. They called it the gem of the sun. To ward off evil they wore a peridot strung on donkey hair. Powdered peridot was prescribed as a medicine for asthma. A peridot placed under the tongue was thought to decrease thirst in someone with a fever. Many additional magical properties were attributed to peridot over the centuries.

Peridot is the traditional birthstone for those born in the month of August.

Traditional Metaphysical Properties of Peridot:

Warmth, friendliness, understanding, openness in love and relationships, regulation of cycles.

Detailed Info on the healing powers of  Peridot

To learn more on the healing properties of gemstones, please visit our gemstones infocenter: http://www.specialgifts.com/geminfo/gemstoneinfo-home.htm

Please Note:

  • The photos may be enlarged to show the detail. You may not see the details with naked eye. Often, the actual stone will look better than what you see on the picture because of the difficulty in reproducing the color exactly.

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