Celtic Birthstone - Peridot
The Celtic birthstone peridot is for the sign that runs from January 21st to February 17th and has the name
Corr. The peridot may also be used for the first wedding
anniversary and is the birthstone for Libra.
We hope these suggestions will help you...
Peridot jewelry includes rings, bracelets, earrings and pendants for the lady. For the man
you have tie pins and cuff links.
Click on the above link to view Celtic Jewelry.
Peridot Colored Vases
There are vases made of glass in varying shades of green and also pottery ones. See what exotic flowers you can
come up with to go in it.
Purchase a bouquet of flowers in shades of green. Place in a nice colored vase of a different color to make it
Find books with 'Peridot' in the title. There are some but check the book is a suitable Celtic birthstone
peridot gift before purchasing.
Celtic Birthstone Peridot CDs
Look out for artist's who have the name 'Peridot' or have peridot in the album title. You may be able to
introduce the person to a different type of music.
Fold-able Handbag Hook
Special hooks for keeping your handbag off the floor whilst dinning out are often set with colors to match
gemstones associated with different months. Place the specially designed hook in your bag before leaving home and
you will never have to leave your bag on the floor again.
Interesting Facts About Peridot
Gem quality peridot is extremely rare and the stones are the gem quality variety of forsterite olivine. The name
peridot is believed to come from either the French word 'peritot' meaning 'unclear' or the Arabic word 'faridat'
Peridot is often referred to as 'the poor man's emerald'. Peridot is one of the few gemstones that is available
in only one color. The depth of green depends on how much iron is contained in the crystal structure of the stone.
Depending on the amount the stones vary from yellow-green, olive, to a brownish green.
Peridot crystals have been found in iron-nickel rich meteorites. It is also found in Brazil, Upper Burma, Minas
Gerais and Egypt.
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