Checkerboard Peridot Pendant

$325.00

The Egyptians called it the “gem of the sun.” Gems like this peridot is still prized for its stunning color and long history.

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Description

14K white gold gemstone pendant. Featuring a 1.10ct cushion checkerboard cut peridot with a milgrain border.

The ancient Egyptians mined peridot on the Red Sea island of Zabargad, the source for many large fine peridots in the world’s museums. Called the “Gem of the sun” by Egyptians. Today this gem is still prized for its restful yellowish green hues and long history. Large strongly-colored, examples can be spectacular, and attractive smaller gems are available for jewelry at all price points.

Additional Information:

  • Gemstone: 6.0 mm Antique Cushion Checkerboard Cut Peridot
  • Approximate Gemstone weight: 1.00 carat
  • 14 Karat White Gold

Birthstones and Anniversaries: Peridot is one of the birthstones for August and it is also the gemstone of the 15th wedding anniversary.

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