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This is a truly unique piece. The center is a stunning pallasitic peridot which is peridot that is 100% extraterrestrial in origin. This stone is one of the extremely rare meteorites that survived its trip through the earth’s atmosphere and had the right chemical make up to contain gem quality peridot. The setting borrows for the Art Deco tradition with some modern to touches to create a stunning, one-of-a-kind ring… read more »More details ›
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Gem in the Spotlight: Peridot
Peridot is a lovely yellow-green gem with a rich history. Legend has it that Peridot was the favorite gemstone of Cleopatra. The ancients called it the “gem of the sun”. It was believed that peridot could chase away evil spirits and dissolve curses but only when set in gold. Peridot is the birthstone for August. It is also the accepted anniversary gemstone for the 16th year of marriage. Peridot’s unique yellow-green color is very attractive. The name “Peridot” is simply a French word derived from the Arabic for green. Peridot’s... read more »