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Tiny little peridot in sterling silver ear studs


These earring stud posts are delicate and cheerful!  The apple green peridot and the sterling silver posts complement each other perfectly.  Wear them for a party or all the time!  This is the perfect gift for an August birthday.


Did you know that the gemstone peridot is always the same color?  It is always a gorgeous light lime green!  It is commonly found in the volcanic rock basalt as the mineral olivine.  When I was working on my thesis, I had to collect a lot of samples of basalt (65 to be exact!) for geochemical analysis.  I spent ridiculous amounts of time pounding on rocks with a large hammer (and trying not to squish fingers, toes or the dog) looking for the perfect color olivine to take home as a sample!  It was surprisingly difficult… 


Peridot is the birthstone for August and the Zodiac stone for Libra.  Its beautiful green color comes from iron and magnesium in the gem.  These peridot are round, 3 mm in diameter, and set in sterling silver ear studs.


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I have matching peridot in 14 kt gold!


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SKU: 1370


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