Natural Peridot 4x6 mm Emerald Cut
Birthstone for August, Peridot has been referred to as the "Gem of the Sun". When set in gold, some believe it protects the owner from "terrors of the night"
Peridot is a fairly soft stone and should be cared for as such. It is susceptible to fracture and damage when exposed to high heat and or chemicals such as sulfuric or hydrochloric acid. Peridot seems to be stable to exposure to light.
It is not advisable to clean peridot using ultrasonic or steam as it may severely damage the stone if it is loose. It is recommended to clean with warm, Soapy water.
Shape: Emerald Cut
Color: Slightly Yellowish Green
Color Enhancement: Natural
Size: 4x6 mm
Cut Type: Faceted
Hardness: 6.50 to 7 on Mohs Scale
Toughness: Fair to Good
Quantity: 1 Piece
Average Stone Weight: 0.64 Ct