The first historical references to the use of crystals come from ancient the Ancient Sumerians, who included crystals in magic formulas. The Ancient Egyptians used lapis lazuli, turquoise, carnelian, emerald and clear quartz in their jewellery. They also carved grave amulets of the same gems. The Ancient Egyptians used stones primarily for protection and health

Although no longer in use medicinally, gemstones continued to hold meaning. Until recently, jet was popularly worn by those in mourning, and garnet was often worn in times of war. There is a tradition in a local family here in southwest England: every female descendent wears an antique moonstone necklace for her wedding, which has been in the family for generations. It was only recently that one family member realised this was a fertility symbol.

In the 1980s, with the advent of the New Age culture, the use of crystals and gemstones began to re-emerge as a healing method. Much of the practise was drawn from old traditions, with more information gained by experimentation and channelling


With its magical and mystical properties, Peridot brings calming effects on its wearers. It inceases your endurances and guards you against negativity and evil forces. Since ancient times, it has been considered best for neutralizing toxins and opening hearts to love, wisdom, and happiness.

Those who want to transform their pessimistic thoughts into positive feelings must give this beautiful gemstone a try. It dispels all negative feelings and helps review the past with compassion and understanding to learn from it.

It sharpens your mind and enhances focus.

The positive energy of this beautiful gemstone works wonderfully well to activate your heart chakra while regulating the interaction with the outside world and balancing your mind-body-soul connection.

A well-balanced heart chakra is a key to improving your realtionships without being emotionally reactive. It is also linked with your solar plexus chakra and helps improve digestion and immunity.

Peridot is associated with Leos and Virgos. Being the birthstone for August-born individuals, it brings soft brightness, creativity, and passion in their lives.

It helps Virgos forget the past and prepare themselves to welcome unconditional love and understanging to their hearts. It stabilizes Leo's magnetic charm and possessive nature. It makes the zodiac lions learn to trust and share a positive and harmonious relationship with others to bring peaks of endless positivity.

Peridot is a perfect measure for beauty and brains. You can make Peridot a part of your gemstone jewelry to soak yourself into its soothing healing properties. It can become your talisman to bring peace and harmony in your personal and professional spheres.