Colombian emerald with certificate of authenticity. Measurements:12.38x12.10x9.47 mm. Weight:10.14 cts.
Esmeralda is "The Stone of Unity" This gemstone is known to intensify the world of dreams. Consciousness and balance the mind and emotions. Emerald brings prosperity, tranquility and compassion.
Zodiac sign: Aries, Libra, Aquarius, Taurus, Cancer Chakra: From the heart "I feel"
The Emerald is very good to help you enrich your spirit.
Colombian emeralds From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Emeralds, Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí Mining District, Colombia
Emeralds are green precious gemstones that are mined in various geological settings. They are minerals in the beryl group of silicates. For more than 4,000 years, emeralds have been among the most valuable of all jewels on Earth. Colombia, located on the continent of South America, is the country that mines and produces the most emeralds for the global market. It is estimated that Colombia accounts for 70-90% of the world's emerald market. While commercial grade emeralds are quite plentiful, fine and extra fine quality emeralds are extremely rare. Colombian emeralds over 50 carat can cost much more than diamonds of the same size.
The Colombian departments of Boyacá and Cundinamarca, both in the Eastern Ranges of the Colombian Andes, are the locations where most of the emerald mining takes place.
Although the Colombian emerald trade has a rich history that dates as far back as the pre-Columbian era, the increase in worldwide demand for the industry of the gemstones in the early 20th century has led prices for emeralds to nearly double on the global market. Until 2016, the Colombian emerald trade was at the center of Colombia's civil conflict, which has plagued the country since the 1950s.