Healing Properties of Peridot: The Stone of Light & Evening Emerald

Peridot is the stone of light.

The birthstone for August, Peridot was called by the Romans the "Evening Emerald" because its luminous sparkle could be seen no matter the time of day, including the evening.

But beyond its beauty, it's also a powerful stone.

What are the emotional benefits of Peridot?

Peridot can help you feel joy, celebration, and life force. It can take the mundane and raise its vibration so beauty, mystery, adventure, LIFE can be felt!

What are the spiritual benefits of Moonstone?

Peridot balances emotions, releases blockages, and protects against negativity—all things that help you align more deeply with your higher self or spirit. It opens the doorway for your spirit to reintegrate with your body.


What Is the Chakra for Peridot?

When you place a gemstone directly on a chakra it will amplify its healing results.

Peridot is the color of the Heart Chakra so it is in alignment with that vibration. It works to open the heart to experience more love, living, life, joy, wonder and light.

What Zodiac sign goes with Peridot?

Peridot + Leo = Match

Wonderfully Peridot is not only the birthstone for the month of August (most Leos), but it's also the perfect match for Leo energy. Peridot is mirrors the light, fun, bold, and charismatic side of Leo.

Peridot + Gemini = Healing

Peridot is the antidote to Gemini's need for seriousness, over thinking and lack of spontaneity. It will infuse a Gemini with ease and light, taking them out of their head and moving them into their body and spirit.


Where is Peridot mined?

Peridot is found all around the world because it's what the earth's mantle is made of and is brought to the surface by volcanic activity. That said, Peridot is mostly mined in China, Myanmar, Pakistan, Tanzania, Vietnam, and the United States—especially in Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada, and (yay!) North Carolina.

How can Peridot be used in my home or office?

Peridot brings the sunshine, so imagine a place where you could use more playfulness—a workplace, a kitchen, the bedroom. It will elevate the atmosphere and create a safe place for celebration, happiness, and joy.

What is a situation that I may want to gift Peridot?

Peridot is the perfect gift for any occasion that is marking or celebrating joy—a wedding, a birthday, an anniversary, a new adventure, a new baby, or even a celebration of life.

What is a good mantra to use with Peridot?

"I am the light."

Peridot Fun Facts

💎 Peridot is the only gemstone that only comes in one color.

💎 Peridot has been found in space! It was most famously in the Esquel meteorite in 1951.

💎 The Shrine of the Three Kings, which is said to contain the bones of the three kings who visited Jesus, is covered in gold and huge Peridot gemstones.

💎 In Hawaii Peridot is referred to as "Tears of Pele" because it comes to the surface of the earth through tectonic and volcanic activity.


**Gemstone descriptions are provided for information only. These descriptions are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any diseases.

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