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Emerald pendant in beautiful shade green (silver or gold) from our own brand Prestige.


Emerald pendant in beautiful shade green (silver or gold) from our own brand Prestige.


Emerald pendant in beautiful shade green (silver or gold) from our own brand Prestige.


The best is not good enough for the Prestige people. The most beautiful, because the most beautiful stones are selected with great care and then gilt with 22 carat gold and 800/1000 silvered.

More information

Emerald is a type of beryl and is regarded as the noblest stone of the beryl group. The color-giving substance is chromium, vanadium sometimes. The chemical formula is Be3Al2 (SiO3) 6. Emerald results from a combination of intrusive magma and metamorphic transformation of rocks. Therefore pegmatietgangen deposits occur in or in the vicinity. The extraction of crystals would be almost exclusively from the parent rock, where the emerald has grown in small corridors or on the walls of cavities. Alluvial deposits can hardly occur, because the specific gravity of emerald is similar to that of quartz. The name emerald is through Latin and Greek probably be traced back to a Semitic language. The Greeks named not only used for Emerald, but for different green stones. The emerald has always been considered the "king of the gemstones'. Thousands of years before Christ was already known and already won and was used in jewelery, amulets and artifacts. It has emeralds found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs, in Pompeii and Herculaneum. Also called emeralds in the Bible, in the Book of Revelation has been a "a rainbow that looked like emerald" around the throne in heaven. Special emeralds are part of treasures and museum collections. Many emeralds are in shipwrecks on the bottom of the seas between America and Europe. The special and distinctive color of the emerald gemstone was synonymous with the officially recognized color. The name is often used metaphorically for countries. As Ireland, in English sometimes called the Emerald Isle (the Emerald Isle), because it is so green. Since Multatuli Dutch East Indies was known as the Belt of emerald. In astrology, the emerald is associated with the month of May and the constellation Taurus. In some cultures, the emerald is the traditional gift for the 55th anniversary. The emerald is one of the "nine gems" in Thai Order of the Nine Gems.