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Emerald Jewellery

About Emerald

Chemical FormulaBe3Al2SiO6
ColorGreen
Hardness7.5 – 8
Crystal SystemHexagonal
Refractive Index1.57 – 1.58
SG2.6 – 2.8
TransparencyTransparent to translucent
Double Refraction.006
LusterVitreous
Cleavage3,1 – basal
Mineral ClassBeryl (Emerald)

Emerald is the green variety from the group of four precious stone. It is also the bright green variety from the Beryl mineral family, which count other popular gemstones like aquamarine, morganite and heliodor.

Its name comes from Greek and it means “green stone”, its beautiful green color is caused by the presence of chromium and in minor part vanadium. When the crystal is major contaminated by vanadium presence instead of chromium can cause a pale green color in Beryl, but they are not considered emerald but only green beryl

When the crystal is major contaminated by vanadium presence instead of chromium can cause a pale green color in Beryl, but they are not considered emerald but only green beryl duo to the pale green color of the crystal.

Emerald gemstone is the most cloudy precious stone, often they present a lot of different inclusions which makes a beautiful to watch under lens or microscope, pattern called “emerald garden”, so this green stone is often very included and cloudy not really transparent like other precious stones. Discover stones with big size and

Discover stones with big size and caraty and good transsparency is quite difficult and expensive.

Emerald is probably the most delicate precious stone duo to its inclusions and internal cavities, it has an hardness of 8 on the Mohs scale under sapphire, ruby and diamond.

This beautiful natuiral gemstone is often cut into a step cut octagonal shaped stone, this cut is called emerald, which display the unique bright green color of this amazing stone.

Emerald is probably considered the most popular and desirable green gemstone, often used with diamonds to create amazing jewels like pendant, earrings, necklace, bracelets, rings.

Emerald Properties

Energy: Receptive
Element: Earth
Planet: Venus
Deities:
Diana, Artemis, Venus & Freyja
Powers: Money, Protection & Love
Candle Color: Green

Use emerald to revive lost passion, lift the spirits, restore confidence and self-esteem, or even boost business in times of economic downturn

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