Peridot is a variety of olivine and a green semi-precious mineral. It is the birthstone for the month of August and the traditional 16th-anniversary wedding gift. There is no definite origin of the word "Peridot".
In ancient Egypt, it was known as "gem of the sun" and it is the national gem of Egypt. During the old days, people did not have the ability to identify the gemstones accurately so it was known as chrysolite.
Here is some of the famous and jaw-dropping Peridot jewelry.
This beautiful Peridot pendant necklace, by Rene Lalique, a French glass designer is a stunning piece of jewelry. It includes Peridot, Diamond, Enamel, and Glass. The estimated price of this pendant necklace was $36000-$56600 and the final price of it was $421000. It was sold at a Christie's auction.
This antique piece of necklace includes two magnificent and gorgeous stones - Peridots and Diamonds. It was sold at a Christie's auction. The estimated price of this necklace was $250000-$350000 and was sold for $302500.
This beautiful piece of Peridot necklace and ring was made by Charles Valliant. It includes Peridot, Diamond, and Gold. It was sold at a Christie's auction. The estimated price of this necklace and ring was $150000-$200000 and was sold at the final price of $192000.
This magnificent jewelry was created by Van Cleef & Arpels, a French luxury jewelry company. It consists of two stunning stones - Peridot and Diamond. This set of jewelry includes pendant-brooch, necklace, earrings, bracelet, and rings. The estimated price of it was $80000-$12000 and was sold for $348500 at a Christie's auction.
The first and original of this parure was Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg, Archduchess of Austria. The parure includes a tiara, a necklace, earrings, and a substantial brooch. After her, it was passed to her son's wife, Princess Isabella of Croÿ. After her death, it was sold a few times. In 2001, it was auctioned by Sotheby's and was sold to Fred Leighton, a Jewelry store in New York City for $400,000.
Kate Middleton or Catherine is the Duchess of Cambridge and spouse of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. She wore a pair of Peridot earrings only once to the African Cats premiere in 2012. The earrings feature Peridot, Blue Topaz, and Diamonds set in 18-carat yellow gold.
Charlize Theron is an American-South African actress who is renowned for her magnificent role in movies such as Snow White and the Huntsman and Mad Max: Fury Road. She was born in August making Peridot as her birthstone. She wore a Peridot earrings that matched perfectly with her natural green eyes.
This excellent piece of bracelet was designed by Suzanne Belperron, a French jewelry designer. This bracelet includes different stones - Peridot, Emeralds, Tourmaline, Beryls, and colored Sapphires. The estimated price of this bracelet was $89000-$133000 and was sold for $275000. It was sold at a Christie's auction.
This gorgeous set of Peridots was sent to "Miss Coats" by King George IV of the United Kingdom to wear it at the wedding of his daughter, Princess Charlotte of Wales. Until today, it is still unknown who Miss Coats refers to.
The set of jewelry features a necklace with a cross pendant, a brooch, a pair of earrings and a pair of bracelets, all set in gold. It is currently on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The leather case and handwritten notes still exist until today.
This incredible set of jewelry consists of earrings, pendant, and brooch made up of Peridot and Diamonds. It is made by A. E. Kochert, one of the oldest jewelers in Austria. The estimated price of this set was $94700-$144200 and the final price was $163800. It was sold at a Christie's auction.
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