This distinctive and fascinating loose emerald gemstone is considered to be sacred as it is related to the Roman goddess of love and fertility, Venus. The green gemstone was used by early Indian Maharajas and Turkish Sultans as it symbolized opulence, power and splendor. As it was mostly adorned by the members of the royal family, this spectacular green gemstone became one of the most valued and priceless stones known today.
In addition to its unique charm and beauty, the emerald stone also possess miraculous healing abilities and if you know a little bit about astrology then you would know that is used to increase the effects of planet mercury by wearing in silver metal in little finger of right hand. It is known to soothe the eye and prevent epileptic attacks. It is also known to reduce pain. Throughout history, the stone was believed to contain the presence of a goddess. It is considered pure and divine in many religious cultures all over the world.
Emerald is known as the gem of good luck according to the sacred text of Hindus. Beautiful and flawless emeralds are found in various parts of the world which include Columbia,Brazil,Zambia,Zimbabwe,Afghanistan and Russia. It is also found in some parts of India and Pakistan. However, some of the finest emerald stones are found in Brazil, Columbia and Zambia.
The emerald stone can be found in both deep green and bluish green color in most of the jewelry stones. The value of the stone depends on its color and clarity. Most people prefer to buy deep green colored emeralds as it exhibits a unique charm and sophistication when blended with gold and diamond.