“Evening Emerald ” –Peridot
Transparent Olive Greenish Gem known as Peridot.
These lovely lime-green stones are birthstones for August, September and October, and make beautiful precious jewelry. It is also the stone given to celebrate the 16th year of marriage.Peridot has long been called “an Evening Emerald,” for under artificial light, the stone glows a brilliant green.
Peridot gemstones have been found in a large number of locations, including Brazil, Pakistan, Australia, Ireland, Russia, Sri Lanka, USA and Egypt.
It can greatly improve difficult relationships. It treats phobias, particularly those associated with fears of the dark, becoming like a security blanket to a small child. Peridot represents wealth and financial success. It aids in physical detoxification and helps problems with the kidneys, bladder, gall bladder, and the stomach. Peridot heals such illnesses as ulcers, constipation, and irritable bowel syndrome. It is also useful in helping to heal insect bites.
Care of Peridot-The best and safest way for you to clean your peridot, is with warm, soapy water. You should also protect your stone from scratches and sharp blows and avoid any contact with chemicals. Peridots should not be cleaned in ultrasonic or steam cleaners.