Peridot Dancers (small drops)


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  • Peridot Dancers (small smooth drops) 5-7mm long on 15-inch strands
  • These drops add movement and texture in necklaces or bracelets
  • They work  well with other small irregular beads to create mass w/out weight
  • This gem has been mined near the Red Sea for over 3500 years and was brought to Europe by the Crusaders, where it was used by the church.
  • It was known as the "lover's stone" during the Baroque era in Europe, believed to protect people from heartache and misfortune
  • The largest known cut Peridot gem is in the Smithsonian in DC
  • Pairs with other light, bright Indian gems such as Apatite, or light Carnelian, Citrine, and Amethyst