Emerald tear drop cut "The foundations of the city walls were decorated with every kind of precious stone. The first foundation was jasper, the second sapphire, the third agate, the fourth emerald," ~ Revelation 21:19
Maxmillian emerald ring. 21.04-carat Colombian emerald was once set in a ring worn by Mexico’s ill-fated emperor, Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph. An Austrian archduke crowned emperor of Mexico in 1864, he was executed during an uprising only three years later.
World’s Largest Cut Emerald to be Auctioned - Gem stones lovers may be excited to know that the world’s largest cut emerald weighing 57,500-carats and with an appraised value of $1.15 million is set to go on auction in Kelowna, later this month.A rare gem hunter Regan Reaney calls this an once-in-a-lifet ime find. It is amazing. Reaney said the emerald is named Teodora, meaning Gift of God. It was mined in Brazil and sold to a buyer in India, where it was cut.
Chaumet - An antique Transformable tiara with lily motif, circa 1830. Belonged to the Leuchtenberg family, descendants of Empress Joséphine. The large hexagonal emerald solitaire can be worn as a brooch.
Emerald "Trapiche" This is a slice of a crystal. Is the result of the growth of a Crystal with the darkened impurity of lutite. As the Crystal grows the darker lutite is pushed to the center and then radiates out in the six directions of the corners of the Crystal. An analysis of MUZO´s trapiche emerald found that the principal coloring agent was vanadium.3 and Trapiche Emerald’s are formed when black carbon impurities fill in at the emerald crystal junction.
HISTORIC EMERALD AND DIAMOND PENDANT. The emerald cameo in high relief depicting a female bust within a rose-cut diamond surround and detachable pendant hoop, 6.0 cm. Provenance: Lausanne, January 1920, lot 234, Joyaux de Madame la Princesse Lobanoff de Rostoff.