Chrysolite comes in a magnificent range of colors that embody both the Earth and the sun. Stone colors vary from olive green to greenish-yellow to golden yellow. Some peridot stones have earthy brown tones that nicely complement the green and gold. The stones derive their emerald hues from traces of iron. These green-yellow gems are pleochroic, which means that you’ll be able to see different shades from different angles. In other words: you’ll always discover new depths of beauty with this stone. The chrysolite stone (also called peridot) is a brilliant greenish-yellow stone The only distinction is that the word “peridot” is ancient. Chrysolite, however, is a modern term describing any gemstone member from the olivine mineral family.
The chrysolite stone meaning comes from the Latin word chrysolithus, or “golden stone.” Peridot was used in Ancient Egypt as early as 1580 BC for jewelry. It was considered a stone of the sun and so very lucky for drawing money, health, success, and love. Peridot has been prized since the earliest civilizations for its protective powers to drive away the forces of darkness. It was used as a charm against sorcery and magic, evil spirits, night terrors, and madness. It cured cowardice, calmed anger, as well as brightened the wit. It is still used for those virtues, protecting the aura, purifying the physical and subtle bodies, and alleviating emotional burdens, guilt and obsessions. It is particularly beneficial for overcoming fear, depression, and other psychological disturbances, as well as releasing jealousies, resentment, and spite in order to move forward. Peridot is believed to bring good health, restful sleep, and peace to relationships by balancing emotions and the mind.
Chrysolite/Peridot assists in balancing the endocrine system, especially the adrenal glands, which govern the health of the physical body, and acts as a tonic to liven the entire system making it healthier, stronger, and more radiant. This stone supports the digestive system and the proper assimilation of nutrients from food, water, and light, and may be used to aid optimal functioning of the gall bladder, liver, pancreas, and spleen. This stone is associated with the Solar Plexus and Heart Chakra.
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