This checkerboard cushion cut natural peridot weighs .97 carats, and is set in a 14 karat white gold pendant topped by a single round brilliant cut bezel set diamond in the bale for a total gem weight of .99 carats. The peridot is a lustrous shade of chartreuse and is secured with 4 prongs. The mounting has diamond shapes decorating the gallery and a stylish milgrain edging all around the stones. The pendant is shown here suspended from an 18" white gold open rope chain, sold separately. Peridot is one of the traditional birthstones for those born in August.