Natural Emerald, a stone with so much history and lore
Known as the King of all green gemstones. Emeralds have been believed to soothe souls and excite imaginations since antiquity.
This is a low-grade natural emerald gemstone that displays a pale green color, faceted in a classic emerald cut. This stone can still make any jewelry design of your choice.
Why Emeralds though?
• One of the world's top five gems
• Stunning Internal Structure
• Emerald celebrates Uniqueness
• May birthstone: Symbolizes Rebirth
|Gemstone Stone Type:||Natural Emerald|
|Gemstone Weight:||1.57 Carats|
|Gemstone Dimension||7.2mm x 8.2mm|
|Number of Stones:||1|
|Modern Gem Item#:||E119|
KING OF ALL GREEN GEMSTONES
For over 4,000 years this miraculous gemstone has always been the most wanted gemstone in soothing and comforting the soul with its unparrallel green hue. This truly remarkable gemstone has always been believed to represent love, eternal youth and rebirth. Over the centuries this gemstone has inspired a countless number of names to describe its lush green beauty. Places around the world such The Emerald Isle in Ireland, in Philippines the Muntinlupa City, Washington, Seattle and Oregon all known as the Emerald City.
The name 'Emerald' was derived from the ancient greek green, "smaragdus". Emerald was first know to be mined in ancient Egypt, dating back from 330 BC to 1700s. At that time the Queen of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt(Cleopatra) was know to have a strong passion for emeralds and always used them in her royal adornments.
Today emeralds are sourced from a number of countries across the globe with Columbian producing some of the most finest and most precious emerald son the market today. Zambia,Brazil,Russia,Afghanistan,Zimbabwe all produce gem quality emeralds used in fine jewellery.
Emerald is the most famous gem from the Beryl family amongs Aquamarine, Golden Beryl and Morganite. Emeralds with ligger green tone are less-expensive compared to that of the highly saturated deep green colour.
Emeralds do come in a host of shapes and cuts such as the traditional octagonal shape, heart and oval.
Below are a few facts about Natural Emeralds
• Mineral : Beryl
• Color : Bluish Green to Deep Green
• Refractive Index : 1.577 to 1.583
• Specific gravity : 2.72
• Moh hardness : 7.5 to 8
BIRTHSTONE & ANNIVERSARIES:
Emerald is the gem of spring and has always been the perfect choice as the birthstone for any May born.
This May birthstone is also associated to the twentieth and thirty-fith wedding anniversary.
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