A gem variety of the mineral olivine. Peridot has been connected with various superstitions throughout history. It has been associated with the sun, and was believed to be able to break evil spells. During the Middle Ages, it was worn to gain foresight and divine inspiration. It's found by the Red Sea in Aswan, and in Burma
A bright golden green stone, but it can vary to deeper green or greenish-yellow. It is found mainly in Burma, Sri Lanka, the United States and Norway. Peridot is the birthstone for the month of August.
Slightly yellowish green.