• Peridot is known to be one of the world’s oldest gems. It was discovered as early as 1500 B.C on the Topazo Island (St. John’s) in the Egyptian Red Sea. 
  • Ancient Egyptians named the peridot the ‘The Gem of the Sun’ because of its stunning glow day and night. They were forced to mine it day and night to collect the stones for Pharaoh’s treasury.
  • This beautiful gem is valued for its yellowish green hues and its lime green glow! Today, this precious gem can be found anywhere from Pakistan and Africa to China and Myanmar.
  • Peridot is the Birthstone for August. It is also the gem for the 16th Anniversary.
  • Queen Cleopatra’s famous emerald is said to have been a peridot.
  • Peridots are known to be excellent cleansers. They reduce stress anger and depression.
  •  Also, they are used to strengthen and sharpen the mind and gives you a sense of direction.
  • Peridot gems are elegantly worn as rings, earrings and pendants.

  • Style your soul with these elegant gems form Gemworld Limited!
  • If you would like something in particular and don’t see it on our site please don’t hesitate to contact us, as we may have it in our offices abroad.