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Emerald Jewelry

Natural Emerald Jewelry

Emerald is the May birthstone and the gemstone for the 20th & 35th wedding anniversary. This gemstone is compatible with the Fire and Wood elements, associated with the ♉︎ Taurus zodiac sign and the year of the Goat.

Emerald is the bluish-green to green variety of beryl, a mineral species that includes Aquamarine.


Ethiopian Emeralds

Ethiopian Emeralds. Photo by Robison McMurtry

Emerald was called in Ancient Greek "smaragdus", considered "nothing greens greener". Emerald's lush green color soothes the eyes and relieves stress, promoting a rich imagination.

emerald crystal

This intense green 442-carat emerald crystal is from Coscuez, Colombia. - Courtesy Gene Meieran

The first known Emerald mines are in Egypt, dating from at least 330 BC to the 1700s. Emeralds from Colombia have been known since the 16th century Spanish explorers traveled to the World. New. The Incas have used Emeralds as their jewelry and religious rituals for 500 years. The Spaniards brought emeralds to sell to the Royals of Europe and Asia.

The Egyptians associated Emeralds with symbols for Spring. The Romans associated with Emerald the fertility and rebirth brought about each spring. Thailand considers Emerald stone to be the most sacred religious symbol and is called the Emerald Buddha. Emerald is associated with rich and lush lands such as Ireland as the Emerald Island, Seattle as the Emerald City.

For centuries, famous rulers such as the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra, the Indian king Shah Jahan and the kings of Spain have always considered Emerald as a treasure and especially loved, used in many decorations, women Royal page.

The most famous beauties in the world who love Emerald stone are Elizabeth Taylor, Angelina Jolie.

Gemstone Factors

  • Mineral: Beryl
  • Chemical composition: Be3Al2Si6O18
  • Color: Vibrant green
  • Refractive Index: 1.577 to 1.583
  • Specific Gravity: 2.72
  • Mohs Hardness: 7.5 to 8

Mining Source

Emeralds are found in Colombia , Zambia , Brazil , Russia , Afghanistan , Pakistan, Zimbabwe, India, Madagascar, Ethiopia and Canada. Israel and India are the world's most famous Emerald business & cutting centers.

Source: GIA - Gemological Institute of America

Natural Emerald Jewelry in Yellow Gold, White Gold, Rose Gold, and Sterling Silver by AME Jewellery. Gemstone certification by SJC Lab and SBJ Lab.

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