Peridot, history and lore

According to the ancient Egyptian the peridot gemstones only shines at night. At daytime the gem was invisible. Fortunately in today's world the peridot is visible during day- and nighttime.

Peridot is the only gem proven to be extraterrestrial, because they are found in meteorites.

Some historians believe that the famous emerald jewelry collection of the beautiful Cleopatra were peridots instead of emeralds.

Peridot belongs to the 4th chakra (heart chakra).

Zodiac: Virgo, Leo, Scorpio and Sagittarius.

Birthstone: August.