Emerald is regarded by many as the ultimate stone associated with the element of earth. Also associated with the sign of Cancer and the planet Venus, emeralds are associated with healthy romantic love, with calming excessive romantic passion, and with improving sight. Related to the latter, emerald is also the stone associated with dispelling illusions and seeing truth. Others believed it to allow the user to foretell the future.
This pendant consists of a translucent, deep green Colombian emerald of 29 carats The gem is wrapped in just enough sterling wire to hold it, exposing as much of the stone's beauty as possible. The rough, untreated gem measures 25x19x10mm, maintaining its pleasing, natural condition.
The final photo shows the stone back-lit.