Gem Focus April 2022: Peridot; an ancient stone aptly named after olives as a mineral.

Posted on April 11, 2022 by Çiğdem Lüle, PhD, FGA, GIA GG, DGA

Peridot is a yellowish green to green gemstone belonging to the olivine mineral group. It has been known for thousands of years. Most records, including old texts from Ancient Rome, state St. John (Zabargat) Island…

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