Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Peridot

Peridot


Peridot is a bright green gem that often is confused with Emerald. The color of Peridot can come in many shades of green like olive, yellow green or lime green. Peridot can be pronounced in different ways and is also one of the oldest know gemstones. It is a birthstone for August and belongs to the forsterite-fayalite mineral series which is part of the olivine group. It is believed that Peridot reduces anger and increases energy and also removes anxiety from a person. It helps with the liver and adrenal glands as well. It can also prevent lung diseases and aids in sleep if you are wearing it.