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AGTA Certified Zambian Emerald Oval 15.04 carats 20.8x14.8x7.7mm


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Clean emeralds are a true rarity. Clean Zambian emeralds even more so. We were fascinated when we saw this piece. Strong rich jungle green color with that magical allure only seen in Zambian emeralds. 15 plus carats in size (even looks larger because of its thin cut), and just about eye clean in clarty . Certified by the AGTA as a natural Emerald.
All gemstones in our inventory and our jewelry are Natural mined gemstones, None are lab created,lab grown,man  made, or synthetics.

Gemstone Type





 Type I Gemstones  -Usually eye clean None-Not  Enhanced. A gemstone that has only undergone the standard process of cutting  and polishing.

VVS-Noticeable inclusions under 10X. Usually eye clean..
 Examples-  Aquamarine,Green & Yellow Chrysoberyl,Morganite,Tanzanite, Green  Tourmaline, Blue Zircon
Heat-The  use of heat to effect desired alteration of color, clarity and/or phenomena.xVS-Noticeable  inclusions under 10X. May be eye visible.
   Heating  and Pressure: The use of heat and pressure combined to effect desired  alterations of color, clarity and/or phenomena. SI1-Large  or numerous inclusions under 10X. Apparent to unaided eye.

Type II  Gemstones-Usually included Irradiation:  The use of neutrons, gamma rays or beta particles (high energy electrons) to  alter a gemstones color. The irradiation may be followed by a heating  process. SI2-Very prominent inclusions to unaided eye.

Examples-  Alexandrite,Amethyst, Ametrine,Citrine, All Garnet, Iolite, Peridot, All  Sapphire & Ruby, Spinel, Blue, Orange & Yellow Tourmaline, Green,  Orange, Red or Yellow ZirconxOiling/Resin  Infusion: The filling of surface-breaking fissures with colorless oil, wax,  resin or other colorless substances, except glass or plastic, to improve the  gemstones appearance. I1-Significant inclusions,Moderate effect on appearance or durability
   Waxing/Oiling:  The impregnation of a colorless wax, paraffin or oil in porous opaque or  translucent gemstones to improve appearance. I2-Significant  inclusions,Severe effect on appearance or durability
 xType  III Gemstones-Almost always included Filling:  The filling of surface-breaking cavities or fissures with colorless glass,  plastic, or similar substances.This process may improve durability and/or  appearance, and/or to add weight.  
 xExamples-  Bixbite, Emerald, Red, Pink or Watermelon Tourmaline Diffusion:  The use of chemicals in conjunction with high temperatures to produce  ARTIFICIAL color change and/or asterism-producing inclusions.  
   Coating:  The use of such surface enhancements as lacquering, enameling, inking,  foiling or sputtering of films to improve appearance, provide color or add  other special effects.  

  • Model: EMERALDODK15
  • 1 Units in Stock


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