Emerald is the green variety of Beryl, a beryllium aluminum silicate mineral colored by trace amounts of chromium and/or vanadium. It was a stone worshipped by the Incas, believed by the Chaldeans to contain a goddess, and was highly honored in all major religions for its spiritual power and beauty. Ancient Egyptians considered it a symbol of eternal life, a gift of Thoth, god of wisdom, and was fave jewel of Cleopatra.
Emerald revives passion, attracting romantic love, calming emotions and invigorating thought, reflection, and philosophy. It heals heartbreak and gives the strength needed to overcome the misfortunes of life.
This specimen is 6.5 inches tall, 5 inches wide and 1.25 inches deep and is set on a custom carved marble base from Colorado.