Gold ring, Au 375/1000 (9K yellow gold), peridot. With genuine, natural gemstone - peridot. Engagement ring with artfully simple shape. Peridot is the birthstone of August and gemstone of Libra zodiac sign. People believe that wearing a jewelry with the peridot protects from evil spells and bewitching. The peridot is suppressing jealousy, regret and anger in spiritual life. At the same time, it can remove stress. It increases self-confidence and ability to succeed without aggressive behavior. Peridot is mentioned since the 2nd century BC in ancient Egypt. Egyptians gave the name "gem of the sun" to peridot, and believed that the wearing peridot will protect them against threats of the nights. The ancient Romans valued peridot for its brilliant shine that does not fade even under artificial light. Peridot is the anniversary gemstone of the 16th wedding anniversary. Gemstone characteristics: Type: Natural gemstone - peridot. Country of origin: Pakistan. Carat weight: 0.52 ct. Round cut, faceted, diameter 5 mm. Color: Vivid green, characteristic for peridot. Clarity: VVS. Luster: Excellent. Hardness: 6.50 - 7.00 Mohs. Specific gravity: 3.27 - 3.48. Refractive index: 1.650 - 1.710. Commercial certificate. Jewel is inspected and hallmarked by State Assay Office (official state authority). Width of the band ca. 2 mm.