Olivine - Orthorhombic Magnesium iron Silicate

Known as "Peridot"

Due to the presence of iron, the gem gives an olive or green appearance.

Sterling Silver Peridot

Found in Egypt, China, Burma, Brazil, Hawaii & USA

Brought to Europe in the middle ages by Crusaders from the Red Sea where it has been mined for over 3500 years.


In ancient timesperidot was used to ward off evil spirits (Crystal Bible, 2003) It is said to release "old baggage", burdens of guilt or obsession are cleared and therefore this makes it an ideal engagement or wedding ring. Sterling Silver Peridot Ring

Healing Qualities of Peridot:

Strengthens metabolism and benefits the skin. Aids the Heart, Thymous, Lungs, Gallbladder, Spleen and Intestinal Tract. It is said to be good for ulcers and eyesight. Strengthening contractions and lessens the pains of childbirth. Overcomes hypercondria and balances bipolar conditions.