Peridot, the birthstone for the month of August, is known as the stone of compassion. It is also the traditional 16th wedding anniversary gift. Peridot is the gem variety of the mineral olivine. The intensity and tint of the unique green color depends on how much iron is contained in the crystal structure, so the shade of individual peridots can vary from yellowish green to greenish yellow to brownish green.

Peridot carries a positive energy that is helpful for those in emotional situations. This friendly green stone has ability to bring out unconditional love and helps to quiet negative thoughts. It’s thought to promote good health, and restful sleep.

Fresh Picked Jewels offers a wide variety of gemstone jewelry, all handmade using hand-picked high quality beads! Our artisan jewelry is one-of-a-kind, but if you see something you like and would like a specific size or color, please feel free to send us an email! We are happy to create custom jewelry that reflects your unique style.

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