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Each Emerald Bracelet Sterling Silver Bracelet is set with emeralds chosen one by one for their very good quality and magnificent shine. Find in the collection of bracelet different styles of emerald jewellery.
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THE EMERALD BRACELET COLLECTION

A precious stone with soft green tones, emerald, with its incredible reflections, bewitches anyone who contemplates it. Famous for its originality, it gives class and allure to all women who wear an emerald bracelet. The emerald is sublimated on a sterling silver bracelet and goes wonderfully with an emerald ring. A reference for gemstone enthusiasts, the emerald is a prestigious gem coveted in all countries of the world. The intense green of this prestigious jewel highlights all skin tones and adapts to every woman. The emerald bracelet can be worn as an adornment with emerald earrings. Each bracelet is set with emeralds chosen one by one for their very good quality and magnificent shine. Find in the collection of bracelet different styles of emerald jewellery.

WHERE DOES THE NAME EMERALD COME FROM?

The name of the emerald comes from the Greek smaragdos, which means “green gemstone”; but, like ruby or sapphire, this name was used for all green gemstones, before the scientific progress of the 18th century.


CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF EMERALD

Emerald belongs to the stone family of beryls (which comes from the ancient Greek word beryllos, a blue-green stone), commonly considered to be the “mother of gemstones” because it encompasses a large number of highly prised varieties. . Besides emerald, blue aquamarines, red bixbites, white (colourless) goshenites, yellow heliodores and pink morganites are some of the beryls. The emerald owes its colour to the presence of traces of chromium, vanadium and iron; their respective concentrations produce an extraordinary colour palette, from pastel green to intense green, with varying shades of blue, brown, grey and yellow.


ORIGIN OF THE EMERALD

The emerald deposits of Egypt have long been exhausted, and since the 16th century it has been the Colombian emerald – loot of the famous Conquistadors Hernán Cortés (who fought the Aztecs from 1519) and Francisco Pizarro. (who fought the Incas from 1526) who succeeded him.
The second largest deposit of emeralds in the world was discovered in Zambia in 1931. The stones from these mines are renowned for their quality. There are deposits of emeralds in other countries: Afghanistan, Brazil, Pakistan, Russia (in the Urals) and Zimbabwe.


HISTORY OF THE EMERALD

Existing perhaps as early as 3500 BC, Egypt’s emerald mines were located in the desert region of the east of the country and were rediscovered in 1816 by Frédéric Cailliaud, a French mineralogist and explorer. Despite the heat, scorpions and snakes, Greek miners were already extracting emeralds from these sites during the time of Alexander the Great.
Cleopatra, the last pharaon of Egypt, had a weakness for emeralds. She wore sumptuous emerald jewels, had decorative elements adorned with these stones and offered the dignitaries of the kingdom emeralds on which her portrait was engraved. For the Egyptians, emeralds were more than “pretty stones”: they had important symbolic meaning, the embodiment of national pride. When in 47 BC, it had finally consolidated its power by relying on the help of Caesar, it quickly appropriated the mineral resources of the country. Today, even though they had been discovered 2000 years before his birth, the Egyptian deposits are known as “Cleopatra’s emerald mines”.


CHARACTERISTICS OF EMERALD

When preparing to choose an emerald, keep in mind the following four criteria: purity of colour, transparency, clarity and shine. As with many gemstones, colour is of the utmost importance.
The wise motto “neither too dark nor too light” can be applied here with profit. On equal terms, preference will be given to a rich, fairly intense blue-green tone.
Influenced by colour, size and purity, the “luminosity” of an emerald is often described as silky, warm, tender, fiery or even as a “green flamboyance”
In general, a “vivid” and transparent emerald with a few visible and fairly large inclusions will be considered to be of greater value than an emerald whose inclusions are so small that they generate a cloudy effect in the gem, decreasing its transparency. The inclusions and small cracks are called the “gardens” of the emerald. Emerald is a Type III gemstone, which means visible inclusions are tolerated.
On the emerald, the quality of the cut is particularly important. A good gem cutter will know how to place inclusions visible to the naked eye in such a way that they will not be an obstacle to the beauty of the gem.


CARE OF THE EMERALD

It is also necessary to oil the emerald regularly to maintain its appearance.
Being a natural stone is quite rare, it is better to avoid modifying the emerald or just trying to clean it. A stone of such a high value must of course be treated with the greatest possible care. If in doubt, do not hesitate to bring your jewellery or emerald to a specialist. The emerald is a stone with many inclusions, in surface and inside the stone. If you notice these “flaws” don’t worry and don’t try to try to fix them! It is totally normal.


VARIETIES OF EMERALD

The four main sources of Emerald production are Brazil, Russia, Colombia and Zambia.

  1. Zambian Emerald – The Zambian Emerald has a less saturated colour than that of Colombia but has very good transparency. The Zambian Emerald is found in grassland green hues with a slight hint of blue.
  2. Bahia Emerald – Bahia Emerald is a variety that comes from a deposit near the Sao Francisco River in Brazil. They are rare and have beautiful colour intensities.
  3. Socoto Emerald – Socoto Emeralds come from the mine of the same name in Brazil. Following the progressive exhaustion of the Brazilian mine of Nova Era, Socoto is a deposit of choice for the production of beautiful Brazilian Emeralds. This variety has an intense green, typical of Emeralds.
  4. The Nova Era Emerald – The Nova-Era Emerald comes from Nova-Evra in the Minas Gerais in Brazil. She is classically beautiful, ranging in colour from medium to dark green, and resembles Colombian emerald.
  5. Russian Emerald – From Russia we also find another beautiful variety – the Russian Emerald is in comparison to other very clean emeralds and has a marked blue-green undertone.
  6. Colombian Emerald – Synonymous with exceptional quality, Colombian emerald is in great demand on the market; however, it is not readily available. It impresses with a vivid forest green colour and exceptional crystal purity.
  7. AAA Emerald – The AAA symbol means that this Emerald possesses incredible purity. The price of these rare gems will often be higher.
  8. Trapiche Emeralds – Trapiche emeralds are crystals with fibrillar inclusions of carbon, which spread radially to then form a six-pointed pattern.
  9. Kagem Emerald – Kagem is one of the largest Emerald farms in the world. Discovered in Zambia since 2008, nearly 20% of the world’s emeralds are mined there. It is a great source of minerals which is 25% owned by the government of Zambia and produces Emeralds and Beryls.

 

Gemology of the Emerald

 

Information about the Emerald:

Last name

Emerald

Family

Beryls

Symbol

Be3Al2Si6O18

Hardness

7.5 / 10

Color

Emerald green

Radiance

Glassy

Origin

Colombia, Zambia, Brazil, Russia