The Peridot is the birthstone for August. At John Wallick Jewelers, in Sun City, Arizona, near Phoenix, AZ we carry beautiful,custom peridot jewelry.
What Are Peridots?
Peridots are lime green color and have a crisp clean look like a green apple. Known as the evening emerald, peridot is the gem variety of olivine which is found in lava rock. True gem quality peridot is rare and found only in select lava deposits and some meteorites. Peridots are mined in Australia, Brazil, Myanmar, Kenya, Mexico, Sri Lanka and yes, the United States, specifically Arizona from the San Carlos reservation.
As the popularity for lime green fashion items has increased, so does the popularity for the peridot stone. It is also the ideal stone for lovers of the color green. The peridot is not only the August birth stone but is also used to celebrate the 1st and 16th wedding anniversary. The Arizona peridot can be found at John Wallick Jewelers in Sun City, Arizona.
Did You Know?
Did you know that the peridot is said to come from the tears of the goddess Pele of Hawaii. Also, the Romans named the peridot the “Evening Emerald” due to the fact that the peridot does not fade in the lamplight, but rather its properties caused it to glow during the evening hours. Peridot is said to host magical powers and healing properties to protect against nightmares and to bring the wearer power, influence and a wonderful life.
Come on into John Wallick Jewelers, in Sun City, Arizona, near Phoenix, AZ to see out selection of beautiful and exquisite peridot rings, peridot earrings and peridot pendants in all price ranges sure to match your budget.
John Wallick Jewelers is located on the northwest corner of 99th Avenue and West Bell Road, just 5 minutes west of Loop 101 in Sun City, Arizona near Phoenix, servicing Sun City West, Avondale, Glendale, Gilbert, Litchfield Park, Peoria and Surprise, AZ. Visit us on our website, www.johnwallickjewelers.com, call us at 623-972-1000 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.