Every bottle of Precious Vodka comes with a real, fully certifiable gem stone.
- The Stone of Successful Love and the Healer’s Stone, the birthstone for those who are born in the month of May.
- Zodiac stone for Cancer (June 22 to July 22), as well as Friday’s stone.
- Is also used to celebrate a couple’s the 20th and 35th and 55th anniversaries.
…If born in Cancer’s sign, they say, your life will joyful be always if you take with you on your way an emerald.
Emerald is the most precious stone in the beryl group. The name emerald comes from the Greek “smaragdos” via the Old French “esmeralde”, and really just means ‘green gemstone.’ The wonderful green color of emerald is unparalleled in the gem world. It is not surprising then that emerald is classified as one of the traditional four precious stones.
For more than 4,000 years, the deep “green fire” of emeralds has been treasured as a symbol of eternal spring and immortality.
Shrouded in myth and lore, the birthstone for May isn’t just a beautiful gem: emeralds are also ornaments of power and politics that have created legends and molded world history.
Prized by Egyptians, Romans, Aztecs, crowned heads of Europe, and today, gem connoisseurs the world over, emeralds, more than any other precious gemstone have sparked the eternal fires of our collective imagination.
FACTS & VALUE
Emerald is a green variety of the mineral beryl. Other gemstone color variety that normally belongs to beryl includes aquamarine, Morganite, and heliodor. Other colors of beryl are simply referred as to by their color, such as red beryl.
The wonderful green color of emerald is unparalleled in the gem history. Emerald’s precious green color is caused by its small amounts of chromium and enhanced by traces of iron. Unlike other beryl’s, emeralds are often contain inclusions and other flaws. These flaws are not looked on as negative aspects for emerald like that they would be for other gemstones. Indeed, these flaws are considered as part of its character of the stone and are used to assure the purchaser of a natural stone.
The green color of emeralds is unparalleled in the gem kingdom. Its beautiful green color, combined with its rarity, makes emerald one of the world’s most valuable gemstones.
Emeralds are a member of the beryl family of minerals. Minute traces of chromium, vanadium and iron give emeralds their famous “green fire.” The green crystals grow slowly within metamorphic rocks and are restricted in size by the host rock, making large emeralds rare and costly.
When buying emeralds the most important consideration is always color, with clarity and quality of cut playing second fiddle. Nevertheless, the brightness of the gemstone (which is somewhat determined by the cutting and clarity) is also an important factor.
Though not meant to replace traditional medical treatment, emerald is extensively used for physical and emotional healing.
Emerald has refreshing soft green color, which has amazing healing powers for eyes, and it is a good talisman for any eye trouble.
If worn about the neck or finger, emerald prevents convulsions in children. Emeralds are also an antidote for poisons and poisonous wounds. It aids with ailments of the spine. Emeralds help fighting all mental illness and neurological disorders.
Many virtues are ascribed to emerald. It is said to drive away evil spirits, and to preserve the chastity of the wearer. Emerald is said to bring wisdom. Believed by the ancients to empower the owner with foresight into the future, an emerald is regarded as an amulet for good fortune.
The emerald gives faith, success in love, and discovery of false friends. It changes color in the presence of false friends or false witnesses. It promotes constancy of mind, true friendship, and felicity in domestic life. As a love token, it registers the degree of love. If pale, love is waning. An emerald symbolizes rebirth and youth.
According to legends, emeralds strengthen the owner’s memory, quicken the intelligence and assist in predicting the future.
When worn, the stone is supposed to prevent epilepsy attack, and when held in the mouth it is believed to be a cure for dysentery. It is supposed to assist women at childbirth.