on Wednesday, May 17th, 2023
The birthstone for May is emerald. The renowned green gemstone is one of the most valuable types of colored gemstones. It symbolizes rebirth and is believed to improve memory, increase eloquence, and quicken intelligence. Here are some of our favorite emerald jewelry pieces. Want to see more emerald jewelry? You can view our current emerald jewelry collection… Read More
on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
in Commonly Asked Questions, Gemstones, Informational.
Where in the world do emeralds come from? One of the most noteworthy sources for this green precious gemstone is Columbia, which has produced some of the world’s finest emeralds for the last 500 years. Another source for fine quality emeralds is Brazil, where the presence of emeralds has been a rather recent discovery. These gems can also… Read More
on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
in Gemstones, Informational, Uncategorized.
Emeralds are not only the designated birthstone for May, but also the recognized gemstone for the 20th and 35th wedding anniversaries. Like aquamarine, emeralds are a member of the beryl group of minerals and are the most valuable gemstone in this family. The green color found in these gemstones comes from small amounts of chromium or vanadium. Emeralds are thought to improve… Read More