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Libra Jewelry

Libra sign belong to the people who are born between September 23 and October 22. The zodiac jewelry is not only one of the fashionable accessories that tell you about your definite zodiac sign. The Sun sign of a person sway his personality which gets more developed by wearing the jewelry. A person born under this sign can wear pendant, bracelet, necklace, ring or charm made of many gemstones, but there is always one particular birthstone related to this Zodiac sign and i.e. The Scales sign of Libra is used in pendants. Peridot is most frequently used stone for Libra jewelry. Along with few others like citrine, moonstone, rose quartz, blue kyanite, almandine, chrysoprase, jade, opal, citrine, sapphire, light pink or blue tourmaline and tanzanite. Here we discuss the main birthstone of Zodiac sign Libra:

Origin of the name: Peridot is a French word meaning unclean. This is probably due to inclusions in large peridot crystals which makes the stone appear cloudy. Biblically, peridots were called pitdah.

Narration: Peridot has an oily appearance and a high birefringence. In peridot, light causes the edge . Peridot, also called precious olivine, is a gem-quality transparent green olivine. They are made from magnesium silicate and are a type of fosterite, one of the olivine minerals.of the back facets to appear doubled when viewed through the thickness of the stone

Stone history: There is an island in the Red Sea, which was earlier called as Topazios. Egyptians first mined these birthstones there and fashioned them into beads for jewelry. But now the island is called Zabargad.

Earlier peridot gems were called "topaz." But later on the French changed the name of this stone to "peridot," as it was thought to be unclean in appearance. Topaz now refers to an entirely different gemstone. Peridot is found in Australia, Brazil, China, Egypt, Burma, Pakistan, Norway, and USA (Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, and New Mexico).

It is a very beautiful stone; it can be used in many forms of jewelry. It is almost same price as tourmaline or garnet. They can be used to make beaded necklace, rings, earrings, bracelets, charms, and anklets. They are used by both Libran men and women. This very popular stone is believed to attract love. Hence can be a good gift for loved ones.

Peridot is listed as corresponding to the 4th Chakra i.e. Heart Chakra. It has lot of healing qualities, and hence used in jewelry not only to enhance the look, but to heal various problems like nervous butterflies, Liver and endocrine system , Lung ailments , Alleviating depression, anger, fear, jealousy, Strengthening the breath of life , Clearing up mental fatigue.

One needs to protect these stones from scratches and sharp blows, avoid drastic temperature changes. One should not clean peridot in a home ultrasonic cleaner.

Be aware of a very good imitation of peridot that is actually a type of synthetic peridot.

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