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Natural Emerald 18k Solid Gold Green Gemstone Round pendnat Fine Jewelry
3mm in Diameter
24 natural white diamond accents
18K Yellow Gold
High Polish Finish
Today, the main deposits of emeralds are in Russia, Australia, Namibia, Norway, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Zambia and, of course, in Colombia. It is in Colombia that in the carbonate rocks of the fields Chiwor and Muso, to this day, the most high-quality and valuable types of emeralds are extracted( about 90% of the world's mining of stone).
Emeralds are distinguished mainly in the place of their extraction. Depending on the deposit, shades of extracted stones differ:
An emeralds are especially valuable gems of bright, grassy-green hue.
Emeralds Trapiche .They are also mined in Colombia. These green gems are distinguished by a special star-shaped shape with "rays" that depart from its center.
The Zambian emeralds of are distinguished by their distinctive pure green or slightly bluish tint. They are darker than Colombian emeralds.
The Zimbabwean emeralds of are distinguished by the presence of inclusions of yellow hue. Such emeralds are rather small, but are valued for very good quality.
Brazilian emeralds - yellowish green. They are much lighter and purer than Colombia.
The emeralds of South Africa are usually turbid and light. They mostly go to the cabochons.
Russian emeralds are opaque and in most cases are filled with inclusions of mica.
Chemical composition and physical properties of the stone
The emerald is one of the transparent varieties of beryl - beryllium silicate and aluminum( Be3Al2( SiO3) 6).The green color of this beautiful gem is due to the presence of impurities of chromium( Cr) in it.
The chemical composition of the emerald includes:
Depending on the predominance of one of these elements, the shade of the stone also changes - from a light bluish-green hue to a saturated dark green, emerald.
It is color that is the main criterion for assessing the quality of the stone and, consequently, its value. The more saturated and darker the shade of the emerald, the higher its value.
The next criterion for estimating the gem is its transparency and the presence of defects visible to the naked eye.
Thus, the perfect emerald is a transparent, defect-free stone of saturated color. Its cost can exceed even the cost of a diamond. But by its physical properties, in particular, the strength of the emerald is much inferior to the diamond.
So, its Mohs hardness is 7.5-8.0, and its density is 2.8 g / cm3.
It is sensitive to squeezing and heating, and can easily lose color when exposed to temperatures above 700 ° C.At the same time, with respect to acids and reagents, it is quite stable.
Magic properties of the emerald
At different times, in different countries emeralds were attributed different magical properties. But they have always been considered strong and powerful talismans who are struggling with the negative qualities of their owner and are able to develop the best qualities in him.
People who are convinced of the special strength of this stone, are sure that the emerald is able to:
protect its owner from the influence of dark forces;
protect from any misfortunes;
give your owner wisdom and composure;
protect on long trips;
to attract wealth and luck;
to subdue the voluptuousness;
bring peace and tranquility;
to promote the continuation of the family;
to preserve conjugal ties, to preserve peace and harmony in the family.
It is believed that with the help of this magic stone, people with developed intuition are able to decode the signals of the universe and to enter into a connection with the subtle worlds.
Therapeutic properties of mineral
Lithotherapists claim that emeralds can help:
This stone is recommended to wear when: