Birthstone of May : Emerald is the birthstone for the month of May and is also the anniversary gemstone for the 20th, 35th, and 55th years of marriage.
The symbolic meaning of the emerald is the promise of new life, growth, integrity, flourishing, and of prosperity and increase.
Emerald engagement ring are more precious than a diamond, emeralds are formed by rising magma and metamorphism. Modern peoples are embracing emerald engagement ring with diamonds in designs that highlight richly hued emeralds with diamonds.
Rings with emeralds and diamonds in platinum expresses a woman’s unique personality. Make sure you go for a rich green color emerald with a darker shade in a emerald engagement ring.
HOT TIPS : Quality emeralds will be in lime green color, optimum reflection, clarity & fewer jading.
Emerald Engagement Ring Buying Guide :
Establish Your Budget
Your emerald engagement ring budget will be based on not only your income, but also your knowledge of diamonds, so you’ll have a very good idea of both what you can afford and want to spend, maybe they look very expensive, but there are so many shop provide cheap engagement which is very beautiful, if you know the secret, it’s easier to find the best emerald engagement ring for you
Learn About Emerald
Before buying an emerald engagement ring, take note of the following points:
- Cut : the precision of the cut dictates the price of this stone. Emeralds are however cut in a variety of different shapes, ranging from traditional rectangular step cut, known as “Emerald cut” to rounds, ovals, squares and cabochons. Find a beautiful cut for your emerald engagement ring, to make a perfect ring in your life.
- Color : Depending on the presence of chromium and vanadium, the emerald can be grassy green or yellowish or bluish green. The finest quality of emerald bears a “lime Jell-O” color. For emerald engagement ring, color is the most important price determining factor. Smaller emerald with great color commands higher prices than the bigger stones which have weakly colored.
- Clarity : Clarity and color together dominates the price of the emerald. Emerald is characterized by the abundance of inclusions which decreases the hardness and give it a soft velvety appearance. An emerald engagement ring that has high clarity and higher carat may be cheaper than a smaller emerald engagement ring with a good color.
- Carat : the weight of the emerald is measured in carat. A carat is 0.2 grams and is divided in to 100 cents. Good stones of high clarity and color are extremely rare in sizes above 2 to 3 carats.
Emerald engagement ring are priced on a per carat basis, according to color, clarity and size of the stone.
The Emerald Engagement Ring Settings
Settings may also feature smaller diamonds or gemstones as “accent stones.” Popular accent gemstones include: diamonds, sapphires, rubies, aquamarine, emeralds, amethyst, tanzanite, and more.
Design Your Emerald Engagement Ring
There are two basic parts to every emerald engagement ring: the Setting and the Center Diamond. The “setting” is the “ring” portion — the band, accent stones, and the prongs.