Aventurine is said to be the stone of opportunity, bringing absence of adventure to the wearer.
Peridot is one of the most sought after green gemstones and is also known as ‘evening emerald’. It is relatively rare and is mined on a small scale in the Brazilian state of Minas Gereis. It is a type of olivine, named for its naturally bright green colour. The rarest Peridot comes from iron-nickel meteorites known as pallasites. Peridot is famous for being the favourite gemstone of Cleopatra.