✦ Emerald

Gem Emerald, a gemstone, belongs to the beryl rock, green in color.

Emerald is one of the most precious gems on the planet, by its estimated value it becomes in line with Diamonds, Rubies, Sapphires, and Paraiba Tourmaline.

✦ History: 

As far back as ancient times Emeralds were very highly valued and traded in the 4th century B.C. At that time gems were accidentally found when the time of the earth came to the surface, emeralds could be found in streams and on slopes. In the mines of the pharaohs of Egypt, were found famous emeralds, the emeralds were decorated with Cleopatra.

✦ Place of origin:

Today, the emeralds most valued are those from Colombia and Zambia; there are also emeralds from Afghanistan, Egypt, Brazil, Ethiopia, Russia, the USA, Canada, and many other continents.

✦ Exclusive Emeralds:

Almost all Emeralds are treated with oil, oil is poured under pressure into small cracks, which hides some of the natural defects in the stone.

The most prestigious emeralds hail from Colombia, particularly from the renowned Muzo mine. These exquisite gems are highly sought-after by world-renowned jewelry houses, commanding exorbitant prices. Achieving a rich green hue, unenhanced emeralds of pure quality are exceedingly rare and can fetch prices ranging from $35,000 to $50,000 per carat and beyond, depending on their size and faceted form. Jewelry adorned with emeralds sourced from the Muzo mines exemplifies luxury and sophistication, reflecting the unparalleled beauty and value of these exceptional gemstones.

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