Emerald, together with aquamarine and morganite, belongs to the Beryl group. Smaragd is seen as the noblest variety. Emerald is characterized by its green color. Very clear variants are cut to use as a gemstone in jewelry. The emerald offered on this page is not clear but cloudy due to the various inclusions.
The origin of the name is no longer fully traceable, it probably comes from a Semitic language. The ancient Greeks used the word Smaragd to denote green stones. Emeralds have been used as an ornamental stone for thousands of years. They have been found in the tombs of the pharaohs, but also in amulets, jewelry and works of art in Greek and Roman antiquity.
Effect of emerald
Emerald is ideally suited to promote cooperation. It gives a sense of unity and has a positive effect on relationships and friendships. The stone can aid in the performance of purposeful tasks and provides openness of mind.