multicolourgems: It’s a last Emerald #ColoroftheYear Monday Colombian emeralds will typically be the most expensive followed by Brazilian and Zambian stones. The reasoning is related to the color. Colombian emeralds get their color primarily from the trace amounts of the element chromium which is responsible for some of the purest greens in gemstones. Brazilian emeralds get their color primarily from trace amounts of the element vanadium and Zambian emeralds get their color from iron. Brazi...
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The Crown of Cortez Emerald: The Crown of Cortez Emerald is one of the most massive gem quality stones of any kind in the world. The fact that this huge gem is a rare Columbian emerald sets it apart in a class of its own. The 306 carat cabochon cut emerald is a vibrant green with a luster seldom seen in even the finest Columbian emeralds. Currently in the possession of House of Louis XV.
SMARAGD-DIAMANT-BROSCHE, um 1920. Gelbgold.
A VINTAGE EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCH, ca. 1920. A ring-shaped brooch, decorated with appliquéd leaf motifs and set throughout with numerous rose-cut diamonds , the centre set with one very fine oval, drilled Columbian emerald, mounted in yellow gold. #Vintage #brooch
Emerald Precious Gemstone
2860-carat Columbian Emerald, This is the largest cut emerald in the world. It comes from Columbia where the Spaniards discovered it in the middle of the 16th century. The stone consists of two crystals grown together, and weighs 2680 carats. Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna