Types of Emeralds?

Answer The emerald gemstone is a variety of the beryl mineral. The beryl turns green due to chromium and vanadium impurities. There are several different types of emeralds, most of which are named for the... Read More »

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Most Valuable Types of Emeralds?

The emerald has been treasured for centuries, but a quality emerald is a rare find. The most valuable types of emeralds are valued highly because of their supreme color, cut, clarity characteristic... Read More »

How to Buy Emeralds?

The emerald is best known for its lush green color and appealing square cut. Most emeralds are found in South America and the Middle East. Emeralds are rare, often flawed and always pricey. Here's ... Read More »

How much are emeralds?

Emeralds are the birthstone for those born in May. You can wear emeralds in a number of ways, including necklaces, rings and bracelets. Emeralds can cost anywhere from $30 to thousands of dollars.S... Read More »

Composition of Emeralds?

Emeralds are an opaque to transparent, crystalline, hard mineral (7.5 to 8 on the Mohs scale, on which a diamond is a 10) that are a member of the beryl family. Their crystal system is hexagonal. T... Read More »