Tumbled green gemstone
Emerald belongs, together with aquamarine and morganite, to the Beryl group. Emerald is considered to be the noblest variant. Emerald is characterized by its green color. Very clear pieces are cut and used as gemstones in jewelry. The emerald offered on this page is not clear but cloudy due to various inclusions. This makes the stone ideal for tumbling.
The origin of the name can not be completely traced, it probably comes from a Semitic language. The ancient Greeks used the word Emerald to refer to green stones. For thousands of years emeralds have been used as decorative stones. They are found in the tombs of the pharaohs, but also in amulets, jewellery and works of art in Greek and Roman empire.
Working 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 help in the performance of purposeful tasks and provides openness of mind.