Analytical market data of rough Emerald price per carat USD. How do we calculate this data? CLICK HERE
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|Current and historical Emerald market price index:|
|Current price per carat by date 2016-2017.||Rough average pricing scale.
Price per carat by year end.
|Physical Properties of Emerald:|
|Chemical:||Be3Al2(SiO3)6, Beryl variety||
|Color:||Hues ranging from yellow-green to blue-green|
|Specific Gravity:||2.70 - 2.80|
|Hardness:||7.50 – 8|
|Refractive:||1.746 - 1.755|
|Transparency:||Transparent to Opaque|
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Emeralds are fascinating gemstones. They have the most beautiful, most intense and most radiant green that can possibly be imagined: emerald green. Inclusions are tolerated. In top quality, fine emeralds are even more valuable than diamonds. In gemology, color is divided into three components: hue, saturation and tone. Emeralds occur in hues ranging from yellow-green to blue-green, with the primary hue necessarily being green. Yellow and blue are the normal secondary hues found in emeralds. Only gems that are medium to dark in tone are considered emerald; light-toned gems are known instead by the species name green beryl. Most emeralds are oiled as part of the post-lapidary process, in order to fill in surface-reaching cracks, improving their clarity and stability. Cedar oil, having a similar refractive index, is often used in this generally accepted practice. Other liquids, including synthetic oils and polymers with refractive indexes close to that of emerald such as Opticon, are also used. Given that the vast majority of all emeralds are treated as described above, and the fact that two stones that appear visually similar may actually be quite far apart in treatment level and therefore in value, a consumer considering a purchase of an expensive emerald is well advised to insist upon a treatment report from a reputable gemological laboratory. All other factors being equal, a high quality emerald with moderate enhancement should cost much less than an identical stone graded none. Emerald is the birthstone for the month of May because its color symbolizes the rebirth and renewal that comes with spring. Pantone named it the Color of the Year for 2013 because of the “luxury and elegance (it brings) to the palette.