The colour of peridot varies from yellowish-green to dark olive. It all depends on iron content within the individual gemstone. The more iron in the peridot, the darker it will be. A yellow tint of peridot gives it spring-time vibrancy, while darker olive stones radiate sophistication and longevity.
The name “olivine” is mentioned with peridot, but peridot is simply gem-quality olivine. Olivine that isn’t gem quality can have a greenish tint to it, but usually mixed in with browns and greys.
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The apple green hues of the peridot make it a go to favourite for adding a colour pop. My sterling silver rings, earrings and pendants are designed and made in London UK using recycled sterling silver and hallmarked at the London assay office.