I hope your new year has gotten off to a great start, and that 2012 is everything you’d hoped for, and more.
I love to read jewellery blogs and learn about techniques, fashion, and materials. I came across a wonderful blog posted on Ganoksin, a website devoted to goldsmithing and other jewellery creation. The particular post that caught my eye was one on the history of Peridot, the gemstone for August. Since I couldn’t possibly say it better myself, here is the link: The Story of Peridot.