Peridot is the birthstone for the month of August and this is why this stone is highly sought after by those who were born in this month, but this does not mean that others who were not born in this month do not like getting this stone. Peridot was first found in Egypt and this is why it is considered to be the national gemstone there. It comes in bright green color that glows even at night to make your jewelry catchy and impressive to those who see you on different occasions that you attend whether they are casual or formal. Peridot dates back to the ancient times and its glow made the Romans consider it as the evening emerald while it was considered by the ancient Egyptians as the gemstone of the sun. The color of peridot stones ranges from light citrus green to deep green which is close to the green color of emerald stones. If you are one of those who like emerald stones and want to find a stone which is close in its color to the emerald stones but more affordable, then you can choose peridot which nearly has the same color of the emerald stone but more affordable to be purchased.
The green color of the peridot stone does not change which means that you cannot find peridot in other colors and the green color is the only one to be available for you. There are some gemstones that can be found in a diversity of colors which are caused by the impurities that are trapped inside the stones and these impurities cannot be found in the structure of peridot which makes it self-colored and available in just one color which is green.
Peridot comes in just one color which is green but as we told you before that this green color is available in different shades that range from light citrine green to deep green. The question here is how these different shades are formed although there are not impurities in the structure of the peridot stones? The various shades of green color in peridot are created through the different amounts of iron in the structure of the stones. There are other substances that can be found in some peridot stones and can affect the shade of the green color such as nickel and chromium.
There are different metals that are used for creating peridot jewelry such as gold with its different colors which are rose, yellow and white that is considered to be the most common and there is also the sterling silver that is used for setting this gemstone and creating affordable pieces of peridot jewelry which are less expensive than other pieces of jewelry from other metals that are more precious and valuable.
Peridot gemstone is clean, clear, shiny and affordable which increase its popularity and make it highly desirable for most of the women who look for elegant pieces of jewelry that increase their beauty. There are synthetic peridot stones that are offered at low prices, but why do you purchase synthetic peridots while the genuine peridot is affordable?