Gemstone: Peridot - 3.24 Cts. Arizonia, USAClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionGemstone: Peridot - 3.24 Cts.
Peridot is an Olivine mineral most commonly known as the birthstone for August. This green stone has been prized for centuries due to its identifiable yellow-greenish hue and vitreous luster. This 3+ carat cushion shaped stone features a brilliant cut crown and step cut pavilion, and displays incredible scintillation. To achieve a rich green hue, the stone must contain Iron. This gem must have Iron to spare as the stone has a highly saturated and vibrant green hue. The specimen is slightly included and has one small chip to the girdle. Popular for jewelry applications, Peridot is an ideal gem for setting, given its hardness and pleasant hue.
Measurements: 8.84 x 8.72 x 6.25 mm, 3.24 cts.
Provenance: The Jena Blue Collection
Estimate: $800 - $1,200.
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