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...
The name diamond derives from the Greek word “adamas”, meaning invincible. This referred to both the extraordinary hardness of this mineral.
Diamonds come in several colours, including yellow, red, pink, blue, and green, and range in intensity from faint to vivid.
10. Its structure makes it 58 times harder than anything in nature and can only be cut with another diamond
Throughout the ages gemstones have been worn for their outstanding natural beauty, their rarity, mystery, and also for personal adornment. Over the years these natural properties have inspired skilled artisan to create some of the finest pieces of jewellery. Since the year 1919 Michael Jones Jeweller has been selling and creating fine jewellery. To celebrate this we have designed and created our own unique and stunning collection...