There is, perhaps, no person who would never have heard of an emerald. For what qualities is this mineral appreciated and loved?
- one of the most beautiful gemstones, is a kind of beryl, and owes its dense green color to the admixture of chromium. Emerald is a green mineral, its shades can be from the lightest to very dark, sometimes with a yellow or bluish tint. As a rule, stones with a shimmer are the cheapest, and too light and too dark emeralds are also not highly valued. The main deposit of emeralds is located in South America; this mineral is also mined in Russia, some countries in Africa and the Middle East, in India and the USA.
Who is the emerald suitable for? Since ancient times, an emerald has been considered a stone for a mother and a child, so jewelry with this mineral can be a good gift for a pregnant woman or an accomplished mother. Also, an emerald can be a good talisman for people of creative professions. Emeralds love honest, kind people and are not suitable for evil, greedy and deceitful personalities.
The healing properties of emerald. In ancient times, powdered emerald mixed with buffalo milk was considered a good antidote to snake venom. Emerald will relieve from some diseases of the nervous system, from nervous disorders, will help to keep the eyesight sharp and the eyes healthy. Also, wearing this mineral helps to strengthen the digestive, cardiovascular, and nervous systems, helps to alleviate the condition of viral, infectious diseases, normalizes body temperature and blood pressure, and helps to live with diabetes.
The magical properties of emerald. Since ancient times, emeralds have been attributed to properties that help its owner to penetrate the secrets of the past and see the future. A stone belonging to a pregnant woman or a mother helps to ward off trouble from her children, protects against the evil eye, and helps to preserve breast milk. Also, the emerald protects the owner from misfortunes, betrayals, lies, gives the ability to convince other people, attracts good luck.
Emerald care. To care for a silver item with an emerald insert, use an aqueous solution of baking soda. It is better to clean jewelry made of gold and platinum with special products that can be purchased in any jewelry salon. The emerald does not like temperature fluctuations, therefore, the ultrasonic and steam cleaning provided in some jewelry workshops is not suitable for this stone. At home, it is best to clean the emerald with a cotton pad or flannel cloth and clean water.