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Peridot 5-7mm Small Nugget Chips Strand 40cm$22.00
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Peridot Dark 5-6mm Chips Beads Strand 85cm$38.00
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Peridot Gemstone Chips Beads Strand 85cm$30.00
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What is Peridot?
Peridot is a beautiful green gemstone that is often used in jewellery. It’s a transparent green gemstone that is composed of magnesium iron silicate. It has a hardness of 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale, which means it is durable enough for everyday wear.
The vibrant green colour of peridot can range from yellow-green to olive-green. The intensity of the colour depends on the amount of iron present in the crystal structure.
Where is Peridot found?
Peridot is mined in many locations around the world, including Pakistan, Myanmar, Vietnam, Brazil, and also the United States. The largest known deposit of peridot is on the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona.
What are the healing properties of Peridot?
Peridot has been used for thousands of years and was believed to have healing properties in ancient times. In ancient Egypt, it was called the “gem of the sun” and was associated with the god Ra. It was also used to decorate the tombs of pharaohs. In ancient Rome, peridot was worn as a talisman to ward off evil spirits. Some people believe that peridot has healing properties and can be used to alleviate stress, anger, and anxiety.
What is Peridot used for?
Peridot is often used in jewellery, including rings, earrings, bracelets, and necklaces. It is also used in decorative objects, such as vases and bowls. Our peridot beads make great bracelets on stretch elastic and can be used with other beads in earthy jewellery designs.
How can I Cleanse Peridot?
Peridot should be cleaned regularly using mild soap and water. Avoid exposing peridot to high heat or rapid temperature changes, as this can cause the stone to crack. Peridot is also sensitive to chemicals, so it should be kept away from harsh cleaning products and perfume.
Where to Buy Peridot Beads
Beads N Crystals stocks high quality genuine peridot beads for jewellery making and other crafts. Whether you want to wear it in jewellery or use it for its purported healing properties, peridot is a stunning addition to any collection.
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