Peridot is a type of mineral that is found in volcanic rocks. It is formed from molten rock that cools and crystallizes in the Earth's mantle.
They have a green colour that ranges from pale yellow-green to dark olive-green.
It is one of the few gemstones that only comes in one colour.
They are also found in meteorites and have been discovered on Mars.
The largest peridot crystal ever found weighed 319 carats and was discovered in Pakistan.
The ancient Egyptians referred to peridot as the "gem of the sun" and believed that it had protective powers against evil spirits.
In ancient Rome, peridot was considered a symbol of purity and morality.
They are often used to promote abundance, prosperity, and well-being in life.
Peridot crystals are also said to enhance creativity, intuition, and spiritual awareness.
They are believed to have a cleansing and rejuvenating effect on the mind and body, helping to release negative energy and promote emotional balance.
Some people also use peridot crystals to connect with nature and the natural world, as they are thought to have a strong connection to the earth and its energy.