Peridot Gemstone Color ranges from Yellowish Green to Olive Green to bright deep Green. Peridot is highly appreciated for its very unique Color which is not seen in any other gemstone. Peridot is an astrological substitute of Emerald in Indian Vedic astrology. Peridot is Birthstone of August month as per western astrology. Peridot is believed to bring Intelligence, Harmony and Prosperity to the wearer.

Who should wear Peridot stone?

Peridot is a green gem variety of the mineral Olivine. Peridot is associated with the planet Mercury, according to Vedic astrology. It is worn as a substitute for Emerald. It is also extensively used for jewelry.

  • Vedic astrology prescribes Peridot for Mithun (Gemini) and Kanya (Virgo) rashi.
  • Ascendants of all zodiacs can wear Peridot as its has no side/negative effects.
  • Peridot is the birthstone for people born in the month of August.

How to wear Peridot stone?

Carat Weight

minimum 1/10th of the wearer’s body weight (in kgs)
For example: a person weighing 60 kgs can wear a 6-carat Peridot.


bright green peridot is recommended is ideal for best astrological results


silver is highly recommended while gold and panchdhatu is not preferred


little finger of the working hand

Day & Time

Wednesday, morning between 6 AM - 9 AM


'Om Bum Budhaye Namah', ॐ बुं बुधाय नम:

Peridot Benefits

Peridot improves the intelligence and learning ability of its wearer. Wearing it enhances comprehension abilities, improves memory and increases focus. This study stone is ideal for students suffering with concentration issues like distraction and short attention span.

Peridot is a great stone for boosting oratory skills and enhancing communication skills. It is highly beneficial for people holding roles or positions where a high level of human interaction is involved. It is highly recommended for professionals working in entertainment, media or public relations industries.

Peridot is a perfect tonic for good health and detoxification of the body. It benefits people suffering from nervous disorders and skin allergies. It is also a great stone to alleviate stress and anxiety.

Peridot Quality & Price

The quality and value of any stone is evaluated on certain parameters.

  • Origin-

    Gem quality Peridot is mined in Burma (Pakistan), Russia, USA, Brazil, Australia, Pakistan and China. However, Burmese Peridot is renowned for its bright green color and superior clarity, followed by Peridot of Pakistan origin.
  • Color-

    Peridot is one of the very few gemstones that come in single primary color. The color range of Peridot is very limited to green and few tones of green like yellowish-green and brownish green. The most valued colors are dark olive green and a bright lime green.
  • Clarity-

    Peridot is transparent to translucent stone with a glassy luster. It has characteristic inclusions called ‘lily pads’ that appear as silky disc shaped fragments. Stones with no or less visible inclusions are more valuable.
  • Cut-

    A highly faceted (cushion, princess cut) Peridot stone is more expensive than round or oval stones due to the losses incurred in the cutting process like weight loss, labor and time.

Frequently Asked Questions About Peridot

Peridot is the birthstone of which month?

Peridot is the birthstone for people born in the month of August.

What color tone of Peridot is considered the best?

For best astrological results, bright green Peridot is recommended. Untreated, natural olive-green Peridot can also be worn.

Peridot of which origin is best for astrological purpose?

Higher quality crystals with bright green color and great clarity are mined in Myanmar and Pakistan.

Why is Peridot so popular?

Peridot is an extremely popular gem because of its attractive green color. It is one of the very few gemstones that come in single primary color. Its color ranges from yellow green to olive green to dark green. No other gemstone is seen to have this unique green color.

Is Peridot equally effective as Emerald?

Peridot is an astrological substitute or upratna of Emerald, according to Vedic astrology. Substitute is chosen due to budget limitations. But Substitute is mild, so it takes longer to show results. It may not also provide as good results as the main stone.

Can Peridot be worn without recommendation?

There are no restrictions or limitations in wearing it. It can be worn by any person irrespective of age and gender. You can wear it any time, any day, for as long as you want to get the benefits. One should wear crystals as per their own requirement and purpose.

Peridot collection

per page

Peridot collection

per page