Emerald Marquise Signet Ring Size 7 Tarazed Gems & Jewellery

Emerald Marquise Signet Ring Size 7

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Emerald Marquise Signet Ring Size 7

Mineral: Emerald

Origin: Zambia

Color: Green

Treatment: None Known

Material: Sterling Silver (925)

Size: 7

Emerald Dimensions: 0.6cm x 0.3cm

Approximate Band Dimensions: 0.5cm to 0.2cm

Weight: 4g

 

10% of this purchase will be donated to The International Anti-Poaching Foundation (IAPF)

 

 The first known emerald mines were in Egypt, dating from at least 330 BC into the 1700s. Cleopatra was known to have a passion for emerald, and used it in her royal adornments.

Emeralds from what is now Colombia were part of the plunder when sixteenth-century Spanish explorers invaded the New World. The Incas had already been using emeralds in their jewelry and religious ceremonies for 500 years. The Spanish, who treasured gold and silver far more than gems, traded emeralds for precious metals. Their trades opened the eyes of European and Asian royalty to emerald’s majesty.

Emerald is the most famous member of the beryl family. Legends endowed the wearer with the ability to foresee the future when emerald was placed under the tongue, as well as to reveal truth and be protected against evil spells. Emerald was once also believed to cure diseases like cholera and malaria. Wearing an emerald was believed to reveal the truth or falseness of a lover’s oath as well as make one an eloquent speaker.

Legend also states that emerald was one of the four precious stones given by God to King Solomon. These four stones were said to have endowed the king with power over all creation.


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