Emerald comes from the word “smaragdus,” which means “green” in Greek.
Emerald is a variety of beryl.
Light green to a deep rich green.
HISTORY IN JEWELLERY:
Cleopatra was known to cherish emeralds, even claiming ownership of all emerald mines in Egypt during her reign.
TREATMENTS AND ENHANCEMENTS:
Traditionally Emeralds can be oiled to fill surface cracks...