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Known as the extraterrestrial stone, since it has been found in meteorites, peridot jewelry makes sensational as exceptional engagement rings.

This is a idiochromatic gemstones, which means that color is intrinsic and that the gemstone is always the same color. In the case of olivine, which is green. However, it can found in a range of hues from pale green to golden yellow lime green with deep green grass. Traditionally, the richest of dark green grass have been the most sought after, and although different preferences and trends emerge from time to time.

Peridot gemstones are often resolved with few apparent defects, as facets, separated and bend light in such a way as to give an appearance of velvet with a rich gloss arrest. And his stunning clarity and color that makes them a firm favorite for jewelry ranging from earrings, bracelets, necklaces, pendants and of course, peridot rings.

Because they are green, the best quality, more green gems have traditionally been confused with emeralds. But they are much more than the fake emeralds. Like emeralds are increasingly expensive, peridot can be used in contemporary settings, accented with diamonds, so sublime green engagement rings. And because they are only a fraction of the cost of the precious emerald that make an affordable too!

Peridot rings are often set points because it allows the maximum amount of light through the gemstone, making flash with color. This is especially important when establishing such a center stone diamond engagement ring because otherwise the heat and glare of diamonds that would overshadow the green gemstone.

However, with a hardness of only 6.5 compared with 10 diamonds, this gemstone alien is relatively fragile. To further protect completely, can be set in a bezel (or rubbing) setting where the gemstone belt is completely surrounded by a trail of precious metal. Bezel gemstone can be completely surrounded by tiny diamonds set points. This particular configuration, can also be used as an engagement ring.

Rings and other jewels adjustments can be made of different metals vary depending upon the exact shade of green color of the gemstone. In particular, white metals like silver (for less expensive rings), white gold and platinum (for the more expensive styles) can be used to hold the specimens of green grass. Yellow gold is more common in lime greens and warm golden tones of green grass.

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