All You Need to Know About Colombian Emeralds | London DE
(Contemporary Colombian Emerald and Diamond Ring, London DE, £6000)
When it comes to emeralds, you might not know it, but there are many different shapes, sizes, and colours. Even the area where they have been obtained can even affect their quality. That is why these days, and throughout centuries, Colombian emeralds have always been considered the best. There are reasons why Colombian emeralds are used in some of the most popular UK emerald jewellery sold by London DE today!
Let’s learn more about what makes Colombian emeralds so unique from the alternatives.
- Their colour: One of the most attractive things about Colombian emeralds is their colour. Unlike the bright green emeralds seen so often, Colombian emeralds often boast a more subtle, pure tint that can be easily seen through. That’s why they’re prized in so many jewellery collections.
- Their formation: Another thing that makes Colombian emeralds unique is that rather than being formed in igneous rock like many other gemstones, they are formed in the sedimentary host rock, meaning greater durability with fewer impurities.
- Their strength: Colombian emeralds are very strong and durable, rating an impressive 7.5-8 on the Mohs scale of hardness. Of course, they can still be chipped and cracked unlike diamonds, but such cases are extremely rare.
- Emeralds boast a rich history: Another reason Colombian emeralds are so popular is the rich history they boast. They have been worn for centuries by everyone, from kings, queens, and even Cleopatra. Today, Colombian emeralds are more widely accessible, yet still remain one of the most sought-after gemstones to date.
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If you’re shopping online for the perfect Colombian emeralds or other loose gemstones, you’ve come to the right place. All of our emeralds are sourced from our subsidiary in Bogota and have been ethically sourced. London DE has been certified by a variety of the industry’s worldwide organisations, in addition to being accredited by more than five of the industry’s top accreditation agencies.
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