Muzo, Boyacá Dept., Colombia
Gems, 7.06 mm x 5.15 mm, 0.73 ct
Start Time: 11/30/2023 7:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 12/07/2023 7:00:00 pm (CST)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $85

Item Description

When people talk about "precious gems", they are referring to only Emerald, Diamond, Sapphire and Ruby. Emeralds have been beloved for centuries, and throughout history, they have long been treasured for their beauty and rarity due to the fact that there truly are only a few places in the world that yield superb gem quality material. Aristotle wrote that owning an Emerald would help the wearer with victory in trials, settling litigation, success in business matters and even with poor eyesight. Later, emeralds were highly prized by the Incas and Aztecs when discovered in Colombia, and later the Spanish traded Emeralds around the world in exchange for precious metals and other resources. Although Brazil produces more Emeralds annually than any other country, Colombia dominates the gem trade by setting the standards for the finest size and color stones in the world. It is Colombian Emeralds against which all others are judged. Rarer and sometimes more expensive than a similar-sized Diamond. Here we have a beautiful lively emerald green color "Oval Cabochon" cut gem with good clarity for the material. Emerald is classified as a Type-3 gemstone, which means that inclusions (even small ones) are typically present, and accepted by jewelers, collectors and dealers. Sometimes dealers will actually use the term "jardin" (French for garden) to describe the inclusions inside of an Emerald. If you're looking for a good quality Colombia Emerald for a fraction of retail, this is perfect for you. A great gem for anybody who likes Emeralds. Please note that Emeralds are notoriously difficult to photograph, and this gem looks better in person than in the photo/video. The stone was valued at $438.00 retail by the previous dealer.

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Bidding History

Bid Amount Bid Time
$85 12/07/2023 6:52:50 pm (CST)
$75 12/07/2023 6:52:43 pm (CST)
$70 12/07/2023 6:52:43 pm (CST)
$60 12/07/2023 5:41:46 pm (CST)
$50 12/07/2023 5:41:46 pm (CST)
$45 12/07/2023 5:40:55 pm (CST)
$40 12/07/2023 5:40:55 pm (CST)
$35 12/07/2023 5:06:46 pm (CST)
$30 12/07/2023 1:38:36 pm (CST)
$25 12/07/2023 12:01:54 pm (CST)
$20 12/05/2023 7:58:59 pm (CST)
$15 12/05/2023 3:55:01 pm (CST)
$10 12/04/2023 10:30:52 pm (CST)