Peridot Gemstone

The light green-hued Peridot gemstone is a beautiful gem that is often used in decorative items and to protect the wearer from Negative energies. In ancient times, people used to wear Peridot as an amulet or talisman because of its protective properties. This august birthstone is also often used as an alternative to emeralds since like emeralds, natural peridot gemstones are also in association with Mercury planet. Often known to attract a luxurious lifestyle and fortune, this gem is also known to bring love and romance to the life of the wearer. The stone activates the heart chakra in the user, enhancing feelings of deep affection and compassion.
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Green Gemstone Peridot

The strikingly beautiful & bright green-colored peridot stone is a candy for your eyes and a treat for your soul! Opening up the heart chakra and stimulating the mind, this stunning gemstone is one of those few valuable gemstones that get formed in a solo color. In other words, you find the peridot gemstone only in the green shade. However, you can come across peridots with slight variation in their green shades. The peridot birthstone is suitable for those who are born in the month of August. However, we will also tell you in later paragraphs that who else may wear it.

Be it about gaining the right balance between your emotions and mental state or refining your articulateness, the peridot helps you achieve the same and much more! The peridot meaning lies in its immense benefits and qualities related to spiritualism, health, prosperity and more. Formally, this sparkling and transparent green gemstone called Peridot is Olivine mineral (having magnesium & iron silicate).

The chief sources of peridot include Brazil, Australia, Mexico, USA, Burma and Pakistan. Because of its beautiful green color, the peridot stone is often used as a substitute for the emerald or panna stone.

Peridot is called ‘Kalbindu Harit’ in Hindi. The name Peridot is inspired from Peridona (a Greek term) which means ‘providing plenty’ as well as from the Arabic word ‘Peridaat’ which simply means gem.

What are the benefits of Peridot?

Overall, the peridot stone benefits include the physical health benefits, emotional benefits, wealth benefits and spiritual advantages too. The chief benefits of peridot include stimulation of heart chakra, better management of emotions, improved intelligence as well as concentration, inner strength, self-confidence and protection from stress, negative vibes and nightmares. The peridot gemstone benefits also include improved reasoning abilities and logical thinking.

Peridot is a natural stone that has a green color and brings many benefits to the wearer. It improves health, sleep, and relationships by balancing emotions and calming the mind. It also makes the wearer feel happy and content.

One of the best benefits of Peridot is that it boosts creativity and eloquence. The wearer can express their thoughts and actions more creatively. Here are some more benefits of Peridot:

Peridot helps the wearer to gain strength and vitality. It reduces anxiety and helps the wearer to stay calm and composed. This way, they can make better decisions in life.

Peridot stone Healing Properties

Let us now discuss the most important peridot metaphysical properties.

Peridot is known widely for enhancing the wisdom and memory powers. This is the reason why the students are often advised to wear this lovely gemstone with timeless beauty! One of the many important Peridot healing properties include the ability to dispel the negative vibes and thoughts. The other important peridot stone properties include the following:

  • It provides protection from nightmares.
  • It induces relaxed sleep.
  • It improves the power of concentration.
  • It is believed to attract wealth & prosperity.
  • The peridot stone healing properties also include enhancing the expressiveness, eloquence and debating skills.
  • This gemstone also helps get rid of any sort of addiction.
  • One can wear this amazing gemstone to keep fear and anxiety at bay.
  • The gemstone also helps manage the emotional troubles with courage and strength.
  • One can get rid of tension by wearing Peridot on the solar plexus chakra.
  • Similarly, the stone can also be worn by those who have emotional wounds and feel their heart aches from the pain of emotional problems. Wearing peridot makes you feel strong and better.
  • It is a great stone for finding recovery and solutions for skin problems, mental issues, stress, anxiety, digestion and nervous system related issues.

Who can wear peridot?

The beautiful looking peridot gemstone is often recommended by astrologists to those who have weak or timid position of Mercury planet in their horoscopes. The Peridot stone is considered best for the Gemini and Virgo zodiacs as it is the birthstone for these signs. The Aquarian, Libran, Capricorn and Taurus ascendants are also advised to wear this enchanting gemstone.

Peridot, also known as Ghritmani, is a gemstone that relates to the planet Mercury. It can help to enhance the influence of Mercury in a person’s horoscope, which affects their intelligence, communication, and mental health. People who belong to Mithun (Gemini) and Kanya (Virgo) Rashi should wear Peridot according to Indian astrology. Cancer is the Sunsign that matches Peridot as the August birthstone in Western astrology. Peridot is also suitable for the ascendants of Taurus, Libra, Capricorn, and Aquarius.

How to wear peridot stone

If you want to enjoy the benefits of wearing peridot you need to wear it in the right way. Ensure that your peridot gemstone is one-tenth of your body wt. Choose the clear and bright colored peridot and try to wear it in silver. However, the platinum, gold or Panchdhatu can also be used for wearing peridot. One should wear this stone on Wednesday (Budhwaar) after the sun goes down. Wear it in the small or ring finger of your working hand. Perform the right puja procedure with the help of your astrologer.

Price of peridot stone

Before we tell you the peridot price per carat, it is important to discuss few things related to the peridot stone price. The peridot stone price per carat depends on few significant factors like the origin of peridot, clarity in the stone, its size, cut and color. The bigger the size is, the higher is the price! Also, the bright green-colored peridots demand high price. Clarity also plays a great role in the price of peridot. If the peridot is mostly clear (that is, with least or no inclusions), it comes with a heavy price tag. The more are the inclusions, the lesser the price gets! Peridots come from various origins as mentioned in the initial paragraphs. Those coming from Burma or Pakistan demand the costliest price. The original peridot stone price in India is 400 INR to 2000 INR per carat. The price may further vary because of the factors mentioned above.

Where to buy real peridot?

Avail all the valuable benefits of peridot by buying the real and natural peridot gemstone only at Rashi Ratan Bhagya! We source the best quality and 100% natural peridots so that our customers can achieve what they expect from their gemstones. Buy natural, original and government certified gemstones at Rashi Ratan Baghya.

Various myths and facts about Peridot


  • Peridot broke spells.
  • It had to be pierced and put on donkey hair, worn on the left arm for protection.
  • Some say it was the right arm. To be sure, wear it on both arms
  • It helped against thirst if placed under the tongue
  • It was a charm that helped marriages, made men more eloquent, and gave peace over worry.


  • Peri-doe is the correct way to say Peridot, not peridot.
  • Peridot has been known for thousands of years, but it was only in 1912 that the National Association of Jewellers named it the August birthstone.
  • Peridot is believed to be the tears of Pele, the Goddess of Fires and Volcanoes when it is worn in gold jewelry.
  • It is also called the Evening Emerald or Emerald of the evening because its color does not change under natural or artificial light.

What is the puja procedure for peridot before wearing it?

The puja process for wearing Peridot involves taking a neat and clean red cloth made of silk. Spread this silk cloth and put some wheat on it. Next, wash your peridot ring and put some paste of sandalwood upon it. Also, add a bit of Kumkum to the ring. Light up the incense sticks as well as the Kapoor (camphor). Now, chant the ‘Om Bum Budhaye Namah’ mantra for 108 times. After this, your peridot ring is ready to be worn!

Wear Peridot and enjoy its stunning appearance as well as immense benefits!

Why Peridot stone is so important?

Peridot strengthens Mercury in your horoscope. It saves you from nightmares, clarifies the body chakras, improves your intelligence as well as eloquence and helps you gain wealth and prosperity. It also provides a peaceful and relaxed sleep.

Peridot, also called Olivine, is a stone that protects the wearer from negative energies. It helps the wearer to attract positive outcomes in any situation, regardless of the challenges they face. A Peridot gemstone will ensure that no negativity affects you when you wear it.

The Peridot gemstone is strongly connected to all the aspects of love - happiness, trust, and truth. When you wear a Natural Peridot stone, you can experience the beauty of love, with loyalty and warmth coming your way.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Que. What is the Indian name for peridot?

Ans. Ghritmani, or Peridot in English, is a semi-precious stone with an olive green hue. It is believed to enhance the wearer’s intellect, communication abilities, and well-being.

Que. Which Rashi can wear peridot stone?

Ans. According to Indian astrology, people born under the ‘Lagnas’ of Thulam, Mithunam, Makaram, Kanni, and Kumbham can wear peridot.

Que. Who Cannot wear a peridot?

Ans. One should avoid wearing Peridot Stone with the gems and substitutes of Jupiter, Sun, Mars, Rahu, and Ketu.

Que. Does peridot attract money?

Ans. Peridot is also called the “money stone” because its green color represents money. It is believed to attract financial prosperity and help with money-related choices. This stone can boost one’s determination and fortune in wealth.

Que. How much are Peridot gems worth?

Ans. The price of Peridot varies from around $60–90 per carat for well-shaped gems that are 1–2 carats, to up to $450–500 per carat for large high-quality gems with the best color.

Que. Are peridot gems rare?

Ans. Peridot is not a rare gemstone. It can be found in many places around the world, where it is mined in large amounts every year. The main places where peridot comes from are Burma, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Vietnam, China, Ethiopia, and the United States. It is also still extracted from the same island where the ancient Egyptians got it from.

Que. Where does the best quality peridot come from?

Ans. Some of the finest big peridots come from former Burma, now Myanmar, and a high-altitude location in the Himalayas of Pakistan in recent times. The United States (Arizona) and China produce most of the more-common sizes and qualities.