How can you tell the quality of an emerald?
How can you tell a pure emerald stone?
The color of the gemstone is often used to indicate its authenticity. Hold your gem up to the light and analyze its color. Real emeralds will showcase a pure green or blue-green hue. Hence, if the stone you are holding displays yellow or brown undertones, it is most likely a fake.
Which emerald is the best quality?
Colombian rough emeralds
Are there different grades of emerald?
Emeralds are most commonly graded on four factors: color, clarity, cut, and carat weight. Emerald color is by far the biggest factor that establishes the value and quality of natural emeralds.
What color emerald is most expensive?
What is the most expensive type of emerald?
Are Darker emeralds more valuable?
Darker emeralds are often considered more valuable, but if an emerald becomes too dark, it becomes less valuable. Emeralds with medium to medium-dark tones are the most valuable emeralds in the market.