Ruby emerald zircon

We remember, that all red-colored transparent stones were once called rubies. It was not known, that apart from rubies, red can also be much cheaper grenades – pirop or almandine, as red as a spinel ruby, red variety of tourmaline …

Heliodor

Heliodor. Beauty, heliodor is a transparent type of golden-yellow beryllium. This variation, also called golden beryl, has long been known in Ceylon. W 1910 r. in Namibia, a deposit of golden beryl of an exceptionally beautiful color was discovered and given to it …

Emerald

Emerald. Among the noble varieties of beryl, the emerald is the most valued. It is a stone with an intense green color, transparent to translucent.

The ingrowths commonly found in emeralds play a large role in distinguishing natural from synthetic emeralds and from other similar gemstones. Most …