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Celebrate Your Birthstone: The Exquisite Emerald
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Those born under the TAURUS sign are are known for their intelligence, work ethic, dependability and determination.
- Born: April 20 – May 20
- Zodiac Symbol: Bull
- Ruling Planet: Venus
- Ruling Element: Earth
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DID YOU KNOW? 10 Emerald Fun Facts
- Emerald is the green gemstone variety of the beryl mineral. The green colour comes from trace amounts of chromium and/or sometimes vanadium.
- While beryl's range from yellow-green to blue-green, only the medium to dark true green colours are considered emeralds.
- The word emerald comes from the ancient Greek word for green, “smaragdus”
- Throughout history, the emerald has symbolized true love and wealth. Its green colour conveys nature, renewal, and growth.
- Emerald is the gem for 55th wedding anniversaries, as well as for the 20th and 35th.
- Because emeralds are formed in long crystals, a rectangular-shaped cut (i.e., "emerald cut") ensures maximum brilliance.
- Emerald is ranked as 7.5 to 8 on the Mohs scale, making it a stone that requires more care in wearing. However, with proper care emeralds can last for generations.
- Emeralds are mined throughout the world, but most come from Zambia, Colombia and Brazil.
- Emeralds are naturally form where beryl crystal grows and when there is enough chromium and vanadium present to give it its brilliant green hue.
- Emeralds are one of the four most valuable gemstones in the world. The other three are diamonds, rubies and sapphires.
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FAMOUS EMERALDS: Top 3
- The Chalk Emerald is a whopping 37.82 carat Colombian emerald. It was once the centrepiece of an emerald and diamond necklace worn by the royal ruler Maharani Saheba of Jaipur.
- The Duchess of Angoulême's emerald tiara was commissioned in the early 19th century by Louis-Antoine, Duke of Angouleme..
- Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and actress Halle Berry's emerald engagement rings are two of the most recognized emeralds in the last few decades.