Gorgeous Suite of Peridots. A well-matched suite of bright natural green stones, suitable for mounting as a necklace, earrings, and ring, comprising 12 different cut stones, graduating from 4.78 carats to 2.50 carats. with a total weight of 44.31 carats.
The August peridot gemstone is one of the oldest gemstones known to man. Records dating back as early as 1500 B.C. indicate the ancient Egyptians mined peridot on an island in the Red Sea called Topazios, known today as St. John's Island. These Egyptians referred to the peridot birthstone as the "gem of the sun."