Gemstone We Love This Week: Peridot


Why do we love it: Peridot is affordable and it has a clean beautiful lime green color. This citrusy tone makes it a refreshing addition to any outfit.

Where is it from: All over the world. Usually traced to lava deposits, which have cooled letting the crystal structures form. Did you know the signature green color is due to the iron content while forming. They are also found in meteorites. Cool huh?

What’s it made of: Peridot is part of the gem family called Olivine, a mineral composed of magnesium-iron silicates.

Magical property: Legend says that if the gem is set in gold, it will develop its full potential as a talisman and will have the power to dispel terrors of the night- fears and bad dreams.

Birthstone: August babies.

Fun Fact: Some Hawaiian beaches are packed with tiny grains of peridot that are too small to cut.

Here a few things we do with this beautiful stone:






About chibijewels

Chibi Jewels is a New York jewelry studio whose whimsical collection of handmade jewelry takes inspiration from the traditions, colors, patterns, and symbols of cultures from around the world. Each collection starts with travel, encounters, and collaborations between artisans and results in beautifully handcrafted jewelry, designed and constructed here in New York City. In Japanese, chibi means small, but it is a term of endearment used only between those that are close. Chibi Jewels aims to unite far away people and cultures and to bring their traditions together through their unique collection of modern jewelry.
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