4th chakra. These wonderful bright green stones emit a warm and friendly energy. These are extremely large Peridot. They can be used to cleanse and to stimulate the heart and solar plexus chakras, bringing openness and acceptance to the intellectual pursuit of matters of love and relationships.
Metaphysical Properties- Balances the process of emotional release and healing, heals emotional and physical pain, aids emotional balance, security and inner peace. Peridot is capable of effecting certain negative emotional states such as anger or jealousy. It can cleanse and heal hurt feelings, bruised egos and even assist to mend damaged relationships. A wonderful choice when dealing with issues of the heart. I find the yellow ray in Peridot also works with the solar plexus to bring us courage and self esteem. Allow Peridot to build your self image and to promote love throughout your system. A very important stone for this new age.
Numerology- Peridot is said to vibrate to the numbers 5, 6 and 7. Freedom, family and personal growth.
Gemological Properties- Peridot belongs to the Olivine family of minerals. The chemical composition is (Mg,Fe)2SiO4 and the crystal system is orthorhombic. The appearance is usually transparent, but can also be seen as translucent in lower quality stones. The color is yellowish-green. Peridot is typically cut into gemstones and as many of you know is the birthstone for the month of August. The refractive index is 1.654 and the specific gravity is 3.34. The hardness of Peridot is a 7. The main sources are Australia, Brazil, Burma, China, Mexico and Sri Lanka.