The name Peridot is a derivative from the Arabic word “faridat,” meaning gem. The Peridot stone is an olive-colored gem and is a magnesium-rich iron mineral stone. Like diamonds, this gem is born of fire. The stone is formed in the molten rock of the earth’s upper mantle. It is brought to the surface by tremendous geological forces.
A hidden gem meaning – This gem is a friendly bright green stone that brings delight and good cheer. The soothing color of green brings good health and promotes restful sleep while balancing emotions of the mind and relationships.