Emerald rings have been coveted and worn by many renowned figures since ancient times. In fact, one of the most well-known figures in history was quite taken with this beautiful green gem.
Emerald is a precious mineral that has been mined for centuries. Emerald gems have been in existence for over 4,000 years. Emeralds are rich in legend and lore as well as history. Wearing emerald rings and necklaces were believed to ward off diseases and even protect against evil spells.
Various ancient cultures believed in the power of the emerald. From Egypt to Rome, to India and China, the mysterious allure of the emerald has spanned cultures and continents to this very day.
According to some accounts, the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra loved to wear emerald jewelry. There was indeed an emerald mine in Ancient Egypt. People began to associate the mine with Cleopatra’s name because of her fondness for the gem.
Emerald has also been known to symbolize fidelity and bring good luck. Emeralds have been used in crown jewels and have been worn as jewelry or kept as loose stones by famed kings and queens, even mighty leaders like Alexander the Great.
Whether you are fond of jewelry or just want something for those very special occasions, a couple of emerald rings are sure to add enchantment to your wardrobe.
Perhaps it is the gem’s lush green color that makes it so captivating. Magic, power, raw beauty – whatever it is that has charmed the world – wear your emerald rings with pride. Just think: You are wearing a gem that has been held in wonder all throughout history!