Emerald

Item Number: SMA-2020-139

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Price:
1.200
Weight:
1,429 ct.
Color:
green
Shape:
Pear
Dimensions:
7,71 x 7,65 x 4,25
Purity:
small inclusions (D)
Origin:
Zambia
Treatment:
Minor oil
Certificate:
GLA50244
Item Number:
SMA-2020-139

facts

attributes of an emerald

  • Belongs mineralogically to beryl
  • Hardness grade 7,5 – 8
  • Chemical formula: Al2Be3[Si6O18]
  • Includes only the color green
  • Colored by chromium oxide and/or vandium
  • Lower density than corundum: 2.6 – 2.8

worth knowing

  • Oldest known place of origin: Egypt
  • Was exchanged for rubies by maharajas
  • The color green is associated with femininity
  • Assigned to the planet Venus
  • Increases femininity and the ability to earn money
  • The site of Zambia was discovered only in 1978

emerald as investment

  • Third best suitability of all gemstones (next to ruby and sapphire)
  • Rare, strongly increasing in value
  • Stones should have at least 1 ct weight
  • Larger stones have higher increase in value
  • Experts expect 4-6% increase in value per year
  • Beautifully sparkling, pure emeralds are preferable

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