Emarald Pears Pair
This is one of the most beautiful precious stone. This green color stone has a soothing effect. This looks descent to human eyes. Green symbolizes germination, new creations.
It is called Markat in Sanskrit, Panna in Hindi and Bengali, Neelu paanu in Gujrati. From its Persian name Zamurrad that traveled to Greek as Smaragdos, then to Latin as Smaralda through common Roman name Esmaralde and finally it took the name emerald in modern English. It is a soft stone and its hardness is between 7.5 to 8 and specific gravity of 2.7. Refractive index of a natural emerald varies from 1 .56 to 1.59. It is a composition of beryllium, aluminum and silicon oxides.
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Emeralds are cut in different varieties. Generally transparent and cleaner quality emerald roughs are cut as cut stones. Opaque and inclusive stones are cut as cabochons, drops and beads. Emeralds are also engraved.
Jaipur is the main cutting and polishing center for emeralds.
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Beautiful Color stone and diamond studded jewelry are made from Emeralds such as pendants, rings, Necklace, Bracelets, Bangles etc. Emeralds are also used to enhance beauty of Kundan Meena Jadau Jewelry.More
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There are other Precious stones such as Pearl, Ruby and Sapphire, Coral, Cat's Eye etc. Diamond, though Precious stone, Is included separately.
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