A lime-green gemstone also known as olivine or chrysolite. It is often yellowish or brownish, but the olive green is the most valued. Becomes rapidly more expensive for larger stones, it is quite rare to see them larger than 10x8 mm. Peridot is found on the volcanic island St. John in the Red Sea, as well as Burma (Myanmar), Australia and Brazil.

 It is more valuable than amethyst or garnet (except precious varieties) and is often set in gold. Byezantium has an extensive range of peridot set in silver, and usually a few in gold - these are just a few examples.

In the Click here to go to the Byzantium Jewellery home page shop we have silver and Peridot:
bracelets - earrings - necklaces - pendants - studs -
in gold and Peridot:
brooches - earrings - necklaces - pendants - rings -
Please click to the left to see them