Natural Emerald Pendants – Emerald is a stunning
gemstone with green fire color ideal for pendant jewelry. Emerald is considered
one of the most recognized, historical and sought after gemstone. Used since
ancient times, its beauty and rarity is marvelled by all. The identifiable
green color of Emerald is due to chromium and vanadium minerals.
The name Emerald originates from the French word
‘esmeralde’ deriving from the Greek word ‘smaragdos’ which means green stone.
It is one of the 4 precious stones and is part of the Beryl variety of
minerals. Interestingly, the sources of Emeralds have distinct inclusions. The
main sources for Emerald are Brazil, Columbia, India, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan,
Zambia, Russia, Ethiopia, China and Spain.
The most famous Emerald is the ‘Mogul Emerald’ found
in 1695 that weighs a staggering 217.80 carats and auctioned in 2001 for 2.2
million dollars. Although most Emeralds naturally have visible inclusion, the
best quality is considered to be pure green with no inclusions.
Metaphysically it is said to help with love,
fertility, beauty and faithfulness. It aids in good memory, intuition, and clarity
of thought. It also supports creativity, optimism and good fortune. Physically
it is said to defend against diseases associated with the gastrointestinal,
reproductive and nervous system.
It is said Emerald is for the heart chakra. It is the
birthstone for May and for people born under the Cancer zodiac signs. It is a
great gift for you, a friend or family that would greatly benefit from the
holistic aspects of this gemstone.
Emerald is often cut into special designs to enhance
the features and color of the stone. It also available in square, rectangle,
oval, triangle, pear and round shapes. Emerald is considered to be a
sophisticated stone that is set in both gold and silver. It is a versatile
gemstone, which can be worn every day style or styled to complement high
At Jewelry Auctioned, there are a variety of settings and styles to
choose from to suit all occasions. With a symbol of opulence and romance, it a
perfect gift for a special lady in your life.