The name 'emerald' derives from 'smaragdos' the word for 'green gem' in ancient Greek and it is a variety of the beryl species. The most valuable emerald colour is the 'Colombian' which refers to the colour that Colombian emeralds display, which is a vivid slightly bluish green. Transparency: transparent to opaque. Emerald is the birthstone for May. Mohs scale: 7.5-8 Sources: Zambia, Brazil, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, India, Madagascar, Pakistan and Russia.
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There is no delivery charge if you spend over £500 during an order. If your order is less than £500, a flat rate of £7.95 is applied to your order.
For International deliveries there is no delivery charge if you spend over £750, if your order is less, a flat rate of £15 is applied.
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When you interact with Holts Gems, whether you are creating a bespoke jewellery item or buying one our unique creations, or using one of gemstone services, you can be secure in the knowledge that you are benefitting from over 70 years experience.
Our lapidary team are the most experienced craftsmen on Hatton Garden, all of our gemstones have been meticulously appraised by our qualified gemmologists so every item you buy has the Holts Guarantee of Quality.
At Holts Gems we know and share our love for precious gemstones.