Gem Rock Auctions has emerald for sale from many different locations around the world. The category displays all of the emeralds we have for sale regardless of what type they are. Use the categories above to narrow your search down so that you have the convenience of filtering by Emerald Gemstones, Cabochons, Carvings, Parcels, Rough, Emerald Specimens, and more. Be sure to check out the Emerald Pairs section as there are some beautifully matched pairs listed. Also, the Specimens section has some stunning natural specimens in their host rock. If you prefer creating your own gem, check out the rough section for facet grade rough.
Emerald Auctions Online
We make it a convenient and an exceptional experience to buy emeralds online by providing you with a variety of emerald gems to bid on. There are plenty of sizes and cuts to choose from, and the prices are competitive so you can get the quality at wholesale prices. Take the time to seek out the right investment by looking into an emerald auction. We’re here to give you a smooth and exceptional experience.
The Emerald is one of the oldest and well-known, green colored gemstones available. The emerald stone has been mined, cut, and worn by powerful rulers for centuries. Even the Egyptians had an Emerald mine that later became known as Cleopatra’s Mines.
The main source for Emerald has always been South America with the best quality gems of Colombian Emeralds. In recent years, thanks to the mining efforts of Gemfields, the Zambian Emeralds are increasing in popularity. You’ll find that other major sources of rough and loose emeralds include Afghanistan and China.
Emerald Cuts & Characteristics
Emerald is part of the beryl family. The beryl family is a large family that includes several different gems including aquamarine, Morganite and Heliodor. This means that emerald shares the same properties as beryl. It has a hardness of 7.5 out of 10 on the MOHS scale of mineral hardness, classifying it is a hard gem. However, care must be taken with Emeralds as the can become brittle and easily fracture under mechanic shock such as being hot against a hard surface.
The cut of an emerald will be an important feature because it will determine how intensely the light will be reflected off the stones edges. If you decide to invest in a rough emerald, you’ll have more control of the different cuts that you’ll achieve. Both collectors and jewelers enjoy the benefits of a rough emerald because they are cost-effective and allow you to customize the stone in the way that you prefer.
Our verified sellers have been dealing with Emeralds and the online auction of Emeralds for many years. They are obliged to declare any treatments that have been applied to the stones. The most common treatment is the use of colorless oil. This oil enters any cracks or holes in the stone and make them disappear. This improves the clarity of the stone while also improving the color. It is safe to assume that all Emeralds have been treated using this method.
If you aren’t familiar with the techniques used for rough emeralds, or you aren’t a collector, then you’ll find that loose emeralds will be an excellent option to bid on. Each of the loose cuts is unique. You will have a range of shapes to choose from when you want to buy an emerald online. Find shapes such as pear, teardrop, oval, round, as well as a few others. Note that the most popular cut is rectangular because of the brilliant way it reflects light.
Consider an emerald if you’re at a loss of what to get someone for their May birthday. This vivid birthstone represents the beginning of spring and symbolizes energy and renewal. Not only May babies love the emerald; many people love the bright color against their skin, as well as the green hues that sparkle in the sun.