About Emerald and Green Aventurine Necklace
Emerald and Green Aventurine Necklace is wrapped in pure raw American made copper.
Beautiful Natural Emerald gemstone wrapped in pure American made raw copper with hand made copper chain featuring eight green aventurine beads. Patinaed and polished to accentuate the detail, then coated to prevent tarnish.
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Emerald and Green Aventurine Necklace Dimensions:
Approximate Pendant Length: 1.75″
Approximate Pendant Width: 0.75″
Necklace length 18.5"
Semiprecious Gemstone: Emerald & Green Aventurine
Handmade, American Made, Made in the USA, Small Business, Woman owned.
Emerald is a green variety of the mineral beryl, which is composed of beryllium aluminum silicate. The green color in emeralds comes from trace amounts of chromium, vanadium, or iron. The intensity of the green color in emeralds depends on the amount and type of trace elements present.
The history of emerald gemstone dates back thousands of years. The first known emerald mines were located in Upper Egypt, near the Red Sea, and were in use as early as 2000 BC. The ancient Egyptians were known to have valued the stone greatly, and it was often used in their jewelry and burial rites.
The Greeks and Romans also valued emeralds, and the latter even believed that the gemstone could cure various ailments and ward off evil spirits. The Spanish conquistadors brought emeralds back to Europe from South America in the 16th century, and the gemstone quickly became popular among European royalty and aristocracy.
During the Art Deco period in the 1920s and 1930s, emeralds experienced a resurgence in popularity. They were often paired with diamonds and other precious stones in intricate, geometric designs.
Today, emeralds continue to be prized for their deep green color and rarity. The most valuable emeralds are found in Colombia, although they are also found in other parts of the world, including Zambia, Brazil, and Afghanistan. The value of an emerald depends on its color, clarity, size, and overall quality, with the most valuable emeralds exhibiting a deep, vivid green color and few inclusions.
Chemical Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Hardness: 7.5 - 8 Mohs
Specific Gravity: 2.67-2.78
Refractive Index: 1.565-1.602
Care of EMERALD
Clean using a soft cloth and soapy water rinsing well and polishing after to remove any soap residue. As with most gemstones, ultrasonic cleaners and steamers are not recommended. Store in a soft case away from hard objects to avoid being scratched.
Metaphysical Properties associated with Emerald
*All metaphysical or healing properties listed below are collected from various sources. The validity of the information is not guaranteed nor expresses the artist's views. This compiled information is offered as a service for those interested in potential metaphysical properties and not meant to treat medical conditions.
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~~ Special Thanks to 4 Girls Jewelry for teaching me their design ~~