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Discussion in 'Colored Gemstones' started by iLander, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. Bluegemz
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    by Bluegemz » May 28, 2017
    I understand! that is precisely how i feel about my wearing my emerald ring as well. I have to make an ongoing, conscious effort to be mindful all the time when it's on. Not only has a prong gotten caught and snapped off, but the brittleness of emerald in general scares me. I know women who have emerald engagement rings and I'm mystified how they have kept them in pristine condition, being worn 24/7!
     
  2. chatoyancy
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    by chatoyancy » May 28, 2017
    As beautiful as they are, I could not have an emerald engagement ring. I'll bet you were relieved that your emerald was still ok when your prong snapped off. My mother said one of her coworkers was wearing her emerald at work, bumped it on something and the emerald cracked in two! I don't know how women are able to keep their emerald engagement rings in pristine condition either. I wouldn't be able to do that.
     
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  3. woweezowee
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    by woweezowee » May 29, 2017
    I just got my first emerald last week and I am amazed and awed by it. I am now officially on an emerald kick! I bought it as a complement to my unheated trillion sapphire, and am trying to decide if I want to design a bypass type ring with diamond accents in white gold, or get smaller emerald rounds as accents to the sapphire...

    File May 27, 3 24 41 AM.jpeg emerald.jpeg
     
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  4. minousbijoux
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    by minousbijoux » May 29, 2017
    wow: that sure looks like a gorgeous, glowy, saturated emerald. I don't think you can wrong with any setting with a stone that lovely. :cheeky:
     
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  5. Mukti
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    by Mukti » Sep 9, 2017
    DSC_0835.JPG Hi, I'm a newbie here and I don't know much if it's worth showing. I've been a lurker on this forum for some time now. So here's my first piece of colored stone.
    A Colombian emerald certified by a gem lab in Antwerp. I'm a purist so I love solitaire settings and all my cs rings are all solitaires. =)2
     
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  6. Bluegemz
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    by Bluegemz » Sep 9, 2017
    Congratulations on a lovely ring! And, a warm welcome to posting:). I think the emerald looks great on your skin, hand shape and finger length, and the size is great.
     
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  7. Mukti
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    by Mukti » Sep 9, 2017
    Awww thanks Bluegemz for your sweet compliments. I really love my Colombian emerald although the clarity isn't perfect. I bought it because the treatment is minor oil only.
     
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  8. freezing_in_MO
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    by freezing_in_MO » Sep 9, 2017
    Welcome! Your ring is most definitely worth posting. The emerald is dreamy and glows, and the setting lets the stone take center stage. The whole effect is mesmerizing. May you wear the ring in health and happiness!

     
  9. Mukti
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    by Mukti » Sep 10, 2017
    Thank you, thank you for your compliment freezing_in_MO. I hope someday I can add two accent stones on both sides. More Colombian emeralds on my wish list.
     
  10. mellowyellowgirl
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    by mellowyellowgirl » Feb 5, 2018
    Oooh I didn't know we had an emerald thread! Here is mine!

    Only 0.76 carats but I love the colour! And double halos fix size issues lol!


     
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  11. Rubybrick
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    by Rubybrick » Feb 5, 2018
    Beautiful ring @mellowyellowgirl and you made me feel better about asking for an emerald post !
     
  12. mellowyellowgirl
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    by mellowyellowgirl » Feb 5, 2018
    haha no worries! I have posted pics of this ring everywhere but didn't know about an emerald thread! I'll post a pic of my new beaded emerald necklace for you later! Need hubby to come home and take the pic!
     
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  13. Rubybrick
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  14. mellowyellowgirl
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    by mellowyellowgirl » Feb 5, 2018
    Emerald necklace from mineralminers.com
    And a spinel necklace

    Very happy with these!
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  15. Bluegemz
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    by Bluegemz » Feb 5, 2018
    FBE1A36E-1D37-4F74-89A5-0A1A6148A763.jpeg I bought a small emerald pendant. I was planning on resetting it with diamonds all around, as in my ring. The quality and color of the emerald is a clear, deep blue green, but it doesn’t show in my pics. Emeralds don’t photograph well! Hopefully you all get the idea.
     
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  16. Rubybrick
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    by Rubybrick » Feb 5, 2018
    @Bluegemz I really love the proportion of emerald to diamond on your ring, could you pls share the size of the CS and diamond?
     
  17. whitewave
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    by whitewave » Feb 5, 2018
    .58 Sandawana purchased from wildfish gems:




     
  18. Starfacet
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    by Starfacet » Feb 5, 2018
    My emerald and diamond ring band. I bought the ring from a consignment shop and the band is an OGI from Solomon Bros. I also have an emerald bracelet that belonged to my grandmother, but I need to take photos of it.
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  19. Bluegemz
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    by Bluegemz » Feb 5, 2018
    Thank you, Rubybrick! I’m sorry that I don’t know off hand...the paperwork with this one is not at home, and I bought it about 7-8 years ago. Actually, maybe even longer! Next time I have a chance, I’ll go and check.
    I love your beautiful emerald ring too!
     
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  20. woweezowee
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    by woweezowee » Feb 6, 2018
    Wowza! That's a set I can sure get behind. I live emeralds. So many beauties in this thread!
     
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  21. Rubybrick
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    by Rubybrick » Feb 6, 2018
    thank you! It is what turned me into big bezel fan. No worries or hurrying on to get the sizes. I am in an early planning stage of some blue Sapphire earrings, my oval center stones are going to be in the 5x7mm to 6x8mm depending on what we can find within my budget. I was initially wanting very small pave halos but I am liking the more antique/romantic look of slightly bigger diamonds.
     
  22. Starfacet
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    by Starfacet » Feb 6, 2018
    Thanks so much @woweezowee! I bought the two pieces at different times and was pleasantly surprised at how well they go together!
     
  23. Miki Moto
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    by Miki Moto » Feb 22, 2018
    Hi Everyone,
    I'm new here and went through this whole thread of everyone's emeralds... they are so gorgeous.
    I love colored gemstones and recently went to the Tucson Gem & Mineral show, my first gem show.
    So now, I have fallen in love with emeralds again. The first emerald ring I purchased is a dark Colombian which I now realize I prefer the lighter green (live and learn) after looking at a ton of emeralds at the Tucson show.

    Here are some photos I thought I would share. The first 2 photos are the three emeralds I was looking at. I thought for sure I would like the medium dark ones, but it seems my preference is for a lighter green emerald. The last 2 photos are the same larger emerald. I am amazed how different the same emerald looks in different lighting. All the emeralds are from the Muzo mine.

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  24. Starfacet
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    by Starfacet » Feb 22, 2018
    Gorgeous stone!!
     
  25. Starfacet
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    by Starfacet » Feb 22, 2018
    Outstanding pieces!!!
     
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  26. Starfacet
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    by Starfacet » Feb 22, 2018
    This is gorgeous!!!
     
  27. Starfacet
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    by Starfacet » Feb 22, 2018
    Gorgeous emerald and setting!!!
     
  28. woweezowee
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    by woweezowee » Feb 22, 2018
    Wow, that large emerald is to die for! I can see why you chose it -- absolutely stunning!
     
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  29. woweezowee
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    by woweezowee » Feb 22, 2018
    @Rubybrick - I LOVE your ring! Can you tell us more about it? The stones are gorgeous as is the setting :)
     
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  30. Bluegemz
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    by Bluegemz » Feb 23, 2018
    Thank you! Need to wear these more often.
     
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