Emerald is an important gemstone to those who are even vaguely interested in ornaments or know about their jewelry. Their lime green color boasts of peaceful tranquility and that feeling very few people are able to enjoy. Having it in your engagement ring, pendant, earrings or even a bracelet can enhance your style and looks to another level. However, even with all this beauty, there is little that everyone knows about the stone. The following lines provide the basic information that is not generally available for the green diamond. Emerald earringsThe chemical composition of the diamond is that it???s beryllium aluminium silicate and one can get it in colors ranging from light blue green to lime green with some having a bit of yellowish tinge to them. The wearer or buyer might also see a white streak in them.Emerald with white gold With a refractive index of 1.58, this stone is quite reflective and looks good in the sun or any other artificial light. Moreover, combining it with aquamarine or diamond can bring a wonderful combination to the whole jewelry set but can also take a major chunk of one???s savings. With a specific gravity of around 2.7, the luster of the emerald is vitreous. In its solid state, the stone can be translucent to transparent depending on the inclusions that are in the stone.

The system of its crystals is hexagonal which means that they are quite hard to break and this is reflected by its eight mohs hardness on the hardness scale. This is important to know because this hardness enables craftsmen to turn them into any shape without having to worry about their delicacy. The cleavage of the stone is poor but the designs which are incorporated are quite good. Emeralds are seen to have conchoidal fractures with a bi refringence of almost 0.005.Emera;d neklace setTheir pleochroism is quite weak and they have a brittle tenacity. One can get synthetic emeralds in the market but these and all the other variations are mostly seen to be enhanced. This gemstone is quite abundant and the sources include United States of America, Nigeria, Tanzania, Mozambique, Madagascar, Norway, Afghanistan, Egypt, Zimbabwe, Brazil, Columbia, Zambia, Austria, Russia and India. There are some precautions for the stone which include saving them from scratches, sharp blows, harsh chemicals, acids, steam and even water. Moreover, the wearer should also avoid sudden changes in temperature and even excessive heat.