Gems — Zambian emeralds
Posted by Yvonne Raley on
It’s been quite some time since I’ve written about emeralds, but with Emerald month coming up I should return to this favorite gem of mine. There are three well known locations for emeralds: Zambia, Brazil and Colombia. I pretty much source only Colombian emeralds although I can get all three if needed. Zambian emeralds are often lighter in color, whereas Brazilian emeralds tend to be very dark and have black inclusions. I love the bright grassy green color of the Muzo mines in Colombia, and the seller from whom I source these has a larger selection of Colombian material than...
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