Bright green of Peridot, with just a slight gold, is the ideal gemstone colour to go with this light wardrobe summer .Pas surprising, since the peridot is the gemstone of August summer.

Peridot is a very old precious stone which has become very popular even today. He is former can be found in Egyptian jewelry of the 2nd millennium at the beginning.The stones used at that time came a deposit on a small volcanic island in the Red Sea, approximately 45 miles off the coast Egyptian in Aswan, which was not rediscovered until 1900 and, moreover, been exhausted during a certain said temps.Cela peridot is a thoroughly modern gemstone, is that there is a few years that peridot deposits were located in the region of Kashmir; and these deposits as an incomparably beautiful colour and transparency, stones were able to give a good Polish the image of this beautiful gemstone, which had somewhat pale for millennia.

The ancient Romans too liked this gem and expensive radiant green lustre, which does not change even in light artificielle.Pour this reason that they dubbed the "evening Emerald".i also found Peridot in Europe in medieval churches, where it adorns many a Treasury, for example one of the sanctuaries in the Cathedral of Cologne. In the baroque period, the rich green Gemme enjoyed once again a brief of the heyday, and then faded somewhat into oblivion.

Spectacular 'Kashmir peridots '.

But suddenly, in the middle of the 1990s, the peridot is the feeling of great gemstone fairs all around of monde.La reason? In Pakistan, place on a harsh about 4000 metres (13,120 ft), pass an extraordinarily rich in the most beautiful peridots deposit had constaté.Dans harsh climatic conditions allowing gemstones to be operated only during the summer months, unusually high, fine crystal and fragments were reduced in the Valley.These stones were finer than anything that had never seen avant.Et deposits were rich that demand for peridots can, for the moment, therefore easily be satisfied.
To celebrate the special quality of Pakistan peridots, these stones are offered as 'Kashmir peridots', following the famous Kashmir sapphires. Creative gemstone knives were able to cut some fascinating beautiful point stones over 100 carats of some large, fine, clear crystals with their beautiful rich green!

How to green? Everything depends on the railway

This gem has at least three names: 'Peridot', 'chrysolite', from the Greek "gold Pierre" and "olivine" for peridot is the gemstone of olivine minéraux.Dans trade in precious stones, it is called 'Peridot', derived from the Greek word 'peridona', which means something like "give richness '."

The peridot is a few stones coming in color only.The rich and green colour with slight tint of gold is caused by very fine traces of iron RTI a chemical standpoint, Peridot is a silicate magnesium iron .the intensity of the color depends on the amount of iron actually present. The color itself can vary to yellowish green and olive and even to a brownish green shades.Peridot is not particularly difficult - only from 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs - but it is easy to look after and enough robuste.Péridot cat eyes and star Peridot are particularly rare and precious.

The most beautiful stones come from the border area between Pakistan and the Afghanistan.However, the Peridot as a gemstone exists also in Myanmar, China, the United States of America, in Africa and in Burma Australie.Pierres, now called in Myanmar, have a bright light green and slender with a silky in Arizona, where it is commonly used in jewellery eux.Péridot glow inclusions native American, is often somewhat yellowish or brown shades.

Definitely, but not for the cutter

The peridot is cut in accordance with its crystalline form, mostly faceted or classical, or Panel, ancient cuts, like an octahedron or oval.Small crystals are cut into standardised series stones, big in the imagination of one spin-offs.Lenses are made if the material contains more inclusions for the cup-shaped dome brings fine silky shine their best inclusions.

Knives know very well that this gemstone is anything but easy to work with.Rough crystals can be very difficult and can easily be fissurer.Il was often much tension within the cristal.Mais once the tool has succeeded in eliminating the coarser inclusions, the peridot is a precious stone with good qualities port that does not invoke special care.

A stone was ideal

Peridot adds a wonderful gemstones verts.De color spectrum variation in addition, they are treated not only to one spin-offs, but also for use in the série.Et jewellery world of fashion is just in the process of rediscovering his love for the green color, the popularity of this rich green gemstone is also much about the place.

Thanks to the rich finds in Pakistan and Afghanistan, it is quite raw materials on the market, so the "good Pierre" are now to meet each individual taste and each poche.Grandes intense color stones are, however, rare and correspondingly cher.Le peridot is a gemstone that you absolutely must get better connaître.Sa fine pistachio to olive green is the perfect complement to a fresh and light summer wardrobe.

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