Heliodor is the yellow variety of gemstone-quality Beryl. Aquamarine, Morganite and Emerald are other members of the Beryl family. Heliodor derives from Greek, meaning gift from the sun. This gemstone is known for its great clarity and large, affordable sizes. This gemstone is durable, making it perfect for any type of jewellery piece. However, because this gemstone is found in large, affordable sizes, it is often used as a stunning center stone for a pendant piece.