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Disinfection practices for surfaces in our showroom have been implemented as well as social distancing. We will continue to increase our inventory on our website and offer free shipping on orders over $100.
We want to thank you all for being valued customers. The health and well-being of our customers, our employees and our community is our top priority and we are closely monitoring the evolving situation.
Peridot is the birthstone for August. With a hardness of 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale, peridot is softer than many gems and cannot take hard wear. Peridot is recommended for pendants and earrings or rings that do are not subjected to daily or hard wear.
Peridots come in many shades of green including deep, emerald-like colors, yellowish green hues to neon brightness. Grass green is a coveted peridot color. Different localities produce different shades of green. Peridot is generally eye clean. it can be found in the hardened lava that carried it from deep within Earth’s mantle as well as in meteorites that traveled from outer space.