Saturday, January 2, 2010

Peridot or Evening Emerald Gemstone

Peridot Gemstone is a very beautiful and widely popular gemstone belonging to the semi precious gems category. The color of this stone is a transparent and rich green with a slight hind of yellow. This stone is also referred to as ‘Chrysolite’. This is a variety of Olivine. Romans nicknamed this beautiful gem as the 'evening emerald' because of its close resemblance to Emerald, the stone of Mercury. 

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