Emerald is the birthstone for the month of May because it defines the ideal “green” color of spring’s arrival. Emerald has long been associated with wealth, energy, and good health. Emerald, like the blossoming flowers of spring and the lush foliage that surrounds us, symbolizes the promise of rebirth and regeneration. It’s all about love, about cultivating love and its relationship to people, nature, and the cosmos.
When we think of the term Emerald, we think of the Ancient Greek word “smaragdus,” which literally means “green.” With a hardness of 7.5-8 on the Mohs scale and poor resistance to fracture, Emerald is adorning everything from exotic, legendary jewelry to modern red carpet beauty, captivating our hearts and imagination. As we all know, the emerald has been a popular gemstone since ancient times. It is one of the four renowned precious stones: ruby, diamond, sapphire, and emerald.
Many instances of Kings and Queens’ adoration for their enchanting beauty may be found throughout history. Cleopatra was said to have been spotted wearing emerald from head to toe since it held the key to everlasting youth. Speaking of the previous century, the beautiful First Lady Jackie Kennedy was well-known for her antique emerald and diamond engagement ring, while Grace Kelly, Elizabeth Taylor, and Queen Elizabeth II were all well-known for their love of emerald jewelry. In recent years, Lady Gaga has turned heads with her large pear-shaped Emerald pendant and matching earrings at the Grammys, Angelina Jolie has caused a stir by wearing a pair of 2 million dollar emerald earrings at the Oscars, and Beyonce has turned heads with her emerald earrings at President Obama’s second inauguration.
Columbia produces a large number of natural emeralds, making it one of the top producers of this gemstone. Zambia also yields high-quality emeralds, and excellent specimens have been found in Ethiopia, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. Emeralds are available in a variety of shapes and cuts, including round, oval, pear, princess, and Asscher, as well as a cabochon, step, brilliant, and mixed. There are even genuine colored emeralds on the market, so study the description carefully before buying this delicate natural gemstone. Quintessencejewelry.com takes its position, with fine jewelry presented for your convenience, by carefully selecting the appropriate piece of emerald gemstone with the suitable hue and designing your own fine jewelry in 14K White or Yellow Gold. Here are some fashionable emerald rings, emerald earrings, and emerald pendants that you may
McGee Co Jewelry also has a large selection of sterling silver emerald jewelry, 14k gold emerald jewelry, and 18k gold emerald jewelry available for simple online purchasing. Our selection includes, but is not limited to, emerald rings, emerald earrings, emerald pendants, emerald bracelets, and emerald necklaces.
Emerald represents togetherness and compassion, as well as friendship, loyalty, and knowledge. Embracing all of these powerful qualities makes Emerald jewelry, whether a necklace, bracelet, earring, or ring, the ideal present for major life events and milestones, ranging from May birthdays and anniversaries to graduation, engagements, weddings, bridesmaid gifts, and new infants. Emerald also celebrates the 55th anniversary of a marriage, which is known as the “Emerald Anniversary.”