Apple Peridot Sterling Silver Pendant this is so simple, yet such a classic, you cannot go wrong wearing this piece anywhere. Tonya Somers style of Gold & Silver mixed together! This way they will never go out of style!
Peridot is the birthstone for the month of August birthstone and the gem designated for the 16th wedding anniversary. It is one of the few healing gemstones, which come in one color only. However, it ranges in shades of green from pistachio to olive, dark lime and bottle green.
The rich, green color with slight hints of gold is caused by very fine traces of iron. The intensity of the color depends on the amount of iron actually present. Peridot is not a very hard gem you must handle it carefully, it is highly sensitive to rapid temperature changes.
Historical legend has it that Peridot was the favorite gemstone of Cleopatra. Peridot is also very beneficial when it comes to treating psychological afflictions as well. It is a wonderful stone to treat depression. It is a stone of lightness that counters the effects of negative emotions. It has the ability to balance the process of emotional release and detoxifies negative emotions, bringing them to comfortable levels. Peridot fosters emotional balance, security, and inner peace. It soothes nervousness, heals emotional and physical pain, and lightens suffering. Such usages date back to ancient Roman times when rings of Peridot were worn to relieve depression.
Because it is calming to the nervous system; Peridot is also useful in promoting sleep. Peridot banishes lethargy, which can attack someone who is experiencing depression. The stones energy balances bipolar disorders and other forms of depression and helps ones self esteem or bruised ego. It also brings about necessary change, which is much needed to someone who is depressed.
Peridot opens, cleanses and activates the heart, which can help one to release old baggage. All burdens, guilt, and obsessions become cleared and a new psychological clarity and feeling of well-being begin. Peridot teaches that holding onto the past is counter productive. It shows you how to detach yourself from outside influences and how to look to your own higher energies for guidance. It assists in moving forward rapidly in therapeutic situations. It also helps you understand your destiny and spiritual purpose, helping you attain your full potential. Overall, the stone sharpens the mind and opens it to new level of awareness and releases anger.
The stone calms the nervous system, helping to dissolve emotional tensions and bringing balance to the system. It actually attracts love and calms raging anger from within. It alleviates jealousy, resentment, and spite, and reduces stress. Peridot is considered a tonic for the whole body and protects the wearer from negativity. It is associated with stress reduction and relaxation. Ground Peridot, taken internally, was once used as a treatment for asthma. It is and always has been thought that Peridot brings power and influence to its owner.