Forming deep in the Earth, up to 50 miles below the surface, the electric-green peridot often finds its way to the surface by way of volcanic activity. Our passion for the peridot, one of the planet's oldest recognized gemstones, dates back to Ancient Egypt, when it was used in royal jewelry and as protective talismans for warriors. Prevalent in China, Vietnam, Arizona, and New Mexico, jewelry made with this vivid August birthstone is striking. These 10 designs truly bring the gem’s stunning color to light.
AUGUST 01, 2016