Our peridot jewelry is made with natural lime green gemstones. Most of our peridot is mined in San Carlos, Arizona.
Peridot is a natural gemstone and the birthstone for August. It is one of the oldest gemstones that date back to 1500 B.C. Peridot belongs to the olivine group of gemstones rich in iron. Colors can vary from a lime green to an olive green or a yellow green. The amount of iron in the stone determine the green coloring.
Arizona peridot is found on the peridot mesa and began as a volcanic eruption and basalt flow millions of years ago. Tons of ash and molten rock were left behind after the volcano erupted. Many of the peridot stones are found as crystals hardened within the volcanic ash.