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Platinum Colombian Emerald, Diamond Necklace
Located in New York, NY
Platinum Colombian Emerald, Diamond Necklace. A platinum necklace, set with diamonds and cushion and square Colombian Emerald with AGL certificate. Dimensions approx. 16 inches Gross...
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1950s Vintage Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold, Platinum

Emerald & Diamond Bird Leaf Cocktail Earrings
Located in London, W1U 2JG
Intricately crafted to depict the birds, leaves and fauna used in a lot of old Mughal murals. Delicately inlaid with 5.10 carat of single cut diamonds; 0.60 carat of emerald; 0.9 gra...
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Early 20th Century Artisan Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, 14k Gold, Silver

David Webb Diamond, Emerald and Ruby Snake Charmer Bracelet in 18K Yellow Gold
Located in Philadelphia, PA
David Webb Snake Charmer bracelet accompanied by David Webb Certificate of Authenticity and original David Webb box. This flexible snake bracelet features a 2.22 carat carved pear s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Emerald Diamond 18 Karat Gold Ring
Located in Hoffman Estate, IL
This ring has been meticulously crafted from 18-karat gold. It is hand set with 3.03 carats emerald & .65 carats of sparkling diamonds. The ring is a size 7 and may be resized to ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Art Deco Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, Gold, 18k Gold

Tutti Frutti Rubies Sapphires Emeralds Gold Diamonds Baroque Pearls Earrings
Located in Bangkok, TH
In these classic Tutti Frutti Style earrings the tops are 2 White Gold and Diamonds Branches, 16 round full cut diamonds weighing 0,25 carats,and 3 pairs of faceted 4x5 mm. Rubies ,...
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Early 2000s Art Deco Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, Pearl, Ruby, Sapphire, Gold, 14k Gold

David Webb 18k Yellow Gold Triceratops Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
Creative designs of David Webb stems from a multitude of animals with their enviable flexibility, art-like graze, and attractive structure. The #Kingdom# Collection displays a range ...
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20th Century Modern Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Art Deco J.E. Caldwell Oscar Heyman Emerald Diamond Platinum Ring
Located in Chicago, IL
Circa 1920s J.E. Caldwell Retailed Oscar Heyman Art Deco Platinum Ring, Centrally set with a Step cut Square Emerald of approximately 1 Carat, most likely Colombian in origin and hav...
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1920s Art Deco Vintage Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, Platinum

Dalben 8.8 Carat Pale Green Emerald Yellow Gold Ring
Located in Como, IT
Dalben design One of a Kind 18k yellow gold matte finishing ring with a 8,08 carat bezel-set cushion cut emerald. Ring size 7 1/4 USA - EU 55 re-sizable to some finger sizes. The e...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Art Deco Style Ring Emerald and Diamonds 18 Karat White Gold and Yellow Diamond
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Art Deco Style Colorful Ring - Impressive and Bold Center is Diamond surrounded with Green Emeralds, sides have also Emerald and Diamonds All stones are Natural 18k White Gold 7.30 g...
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2010s Art Deco Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Diamond, Yellow Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Tri-Colour Onyx and Emerald Panthere Ring
Located in London, GB
A beautiful 18k tri-colour gold panthere ring by Cartier from the Panthere collection. The ring is composed of a panthere head motif and is complemented with two round emeralds set a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Onyx, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Unique Panther Brooch with Sapphires and Diamonds in 18 Karat Yellow Gold
Located in Lucerne, CH
This beautifully designed brooch in the shape of a powerful and fast moving panther is set with 80 square-cut sapphires (total weight approximately 4.00 carats) and 370 brilliant-cut...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Diamond, Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

1970's David Webb Diamond Emerald 18 Karat Gold Kingdom Tiger Brooch
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Statement brooch is designed as a languid tiger with an eager outstretched paw Glossed with black enamel stripes that exhibit very minor loss Its eyes are bezel set pear cut emeral...
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20th Century Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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White Diamond, Emerald, Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Platinum

2.15 Carat Emerald Pink Sapphire Diamond Ring 14 Karat Rose Gold
Located in Barnsley, GB
2.15 Carat Emerald Pink Sapphire Ring 14 Karat Rose Gold with 47 White Diamonds does stand out. The color pink exudes femininity and delicacy, coupled with an inner resilience an...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, White Diamond, Emerald, Pink Sapphire, 18k Gold, Rose Gold

Art Deco 3.30 Carats Diamond Emerald Platinum Three Stone Ring
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Designed as a three stone ring with ribbon motif shoulders and milgrain edges Centering a square cut emerald weighing approximately 1.20 carat - transparent with bright green color ...
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1930s Art Deco Vintage Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, White Diamond, Emerald, Platinum

Art Deco 6.15 Carats Colombian Emerald Diamond 18 Karat Gold Cluster Ring GIA
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Centering a mixed oval cut Colombian emerald weighing approximately 5.55 carats Semi-transparent and vibrantly green in color with minor enhancement Bezel set in a polished gold su...
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1930s Art Deco Vintage Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, White Diamond, Emerald, Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Opal, Emerald, Sapphire and Diamond Contemporary Yellow Gold Cocktail Ring
Located in Porto, PT
Rosior Contemporary Cocktail Ring manufactured in Yellow Gold and setted with: - 1 Cabochon Cut Opal certified by IGE (ref. D-24202) with 4,37 ct; - 4 "Sugarloaf" Cabochon Fire Opals...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, Opal, Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, Fire Opal, Gold, Yellow...

1960’s Gentleman's Gold and Gemstone Ring
Located in Toronto, ON
1960’s colorful Gold and Gemstone Ring. The custom made Ring of a rectangular tutti fruti like form set with three old mine cut diamonds and a round brilliant cut diamond, total diam...
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1960s Vintage Emerald Jewelry

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Beryl, Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, Gold, 14k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Emerald Wing Earrings
Located in Bethesda, MD
From Van Cleef & Arpels a pair of emerald and 18 karat gold emerald earclips. The earrings are comprised of 10 vibrant green gem emeralds weighing approximately .50 carat. The earri...
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20th Century Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, 18k Gold

Cartier Emerald Ellipse Yellow Gold Band Ring
Located in Holland, PA
18k Yellow Gold Ellipse Emerald Band Ring by Cartier. With 1 oval-shaped beautiful emerald 5mm x 4mm. Details: Width: 4mm Weight: 9.7 grams Ring Size: European 52, US 6 Stamped Hallm...
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1990s Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Yellow Gold

Sybarite Jewellery Plie Necklace 18 Karat Gold 19.20 Carat Diamonds Emeralds
Located in London, GB
Sybarite Jewellery is a London-based luxury brand crafting outstanding pieces, incomparable both in design and in execution. Spearheaded by founder Margarita Prykhodko, a former arch...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Black Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold

Elegant Intense Green Columbian Emerald and Diamond Platinum Ring
Located in Tustin, CA
Beautiful estate oval cut intense green natural Columbian emerald is prong set in platinum and surrounded by a double halo of baguette cut diamonds. Ring is further accented by a tap...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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White Diamond, Emerald, Diamond, Platinum

Cabochon Emerald Fish Brooch Pendant
Located in New York, NY
Cabochon Emerald Fish Brooch Pendant 1 round cut ruby as the eye. 14 karat gold Measurements: 2" long
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1980s Vintage Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, 14k Gold

Rose Quartz, Amethyst, Emerald, Aquamarine, Citrine, Topaz Brooch
Located in Carlsbad, CA
Rose Quartz, Amethyst, Emerald, Aquamarine, Citrine, Topaz 14K Gold, 70+ CTS
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Emerald Jewelry

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Amethyst, Aquamarine, Citrine, Emerald, Quartz, Topaz, 14k Gold

18kt White Gold Gem Set Golf Club Bag Set with Diamonds & Precious Stones,Hanger
Located in Antwerp, BE
18kt White Gold Gem set Golf Club Bag Set With Diamond, Ruby, Emerald,Sapphire Hanger/Brooch Amazing work of art pendant/brooch with beautiful invisible ruby setting. 31 ruby 3 cit...
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20th Century Artisan Emerald Jewelry

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Citrine, Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

Interchangeable Earring Set with Diamonds, Emeralds, Pink & Blue Sapphires
Located in New York, NY
Limited edition handcrafted interchangeable ballerina style pair of Champagne diamond earrings. Our timeless earrings are made with exquisite craftsmanship and attention to details. ...
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2010s Art Deco Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, Blue Sapphire, Pink Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Multi-Color Gemstone Cocktail Ring in White and Yellow Gold
Located in Porto, PT
Rosior contemporary cocktail ring manufactured in 19,2k yellow and white gold. The "sea" is manufactured in yellow gold and it is bellow different species of fishes manufactured in w...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, White Diamond, Blue Diamond, Yellow Diamond, Black Diamond, Eme...

18k White Gold, White Diamond, and Emerald Pendant
Located in Huntington, NY
18K white gold, white diamond (approx. 0.38 carats), and emerald (approx. 1.73 carats) pendant
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2010s Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

4.0 Carats Diamond Emerald 18 Karat Gold Elephant Pendant Necklace
Located in Hoffman Estate, IL
The 18 karat gold pendant is hand set with 1.1 carat emerald and 4.0 carats of shimmering diamonds. FOLLOW MEGHNA JEWELS storefront to view the latest collection & exclusive piece...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold, Gold

1950 18 K Yellow Gold Vintage Emerald Diamond Cocktail Ring
Located in Zurich, Zollstrasse
An impressive and very typical 1950 Vintage 18 K yellow Gold Ring featuring 12 Emearld Cabochons and 8 brilliant cut Diamonds weighing approximately 0.60 ct. The ring is currently s...
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1950s Retro Vintage Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Ancient Byzantine Gold Cross with Emerald
Located in Stamford, CT
A high karat rare gold Byzantine cross with beautiful open work and circular scroll work is centered by an emerald of the same period. Tiny baubles of gold are placed at each cross e...
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15th Century and Earlier Byzantine Antique Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Emerald and Diamond Line Bracelet 18 Karat Yellow Gold
Located in London, GB
An elegant emerald and diamond line bracelet set in 18 karat yellow gold, by Van Cleef & Arpels This exceptional bracelet is composed of a beautifully balanced combination of altern...
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1960s Retro Vintage Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique AGL Certified Cabochon Emerald and Diamond Ring
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful antique ring made in the 1900's. Features a oval cut cabochon emerald, set in an intricately designed ring accented with single cut diamonds. Green emerald is certified b...
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Early 20th Century Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Diamond, Platinum

Matthew Cambery 22 Karat Gold Platinum Emerald and Princess Cut Diamond Earrings
Located in London, GB
Matthew Cambery bespoke handmade one of a kind 22K yellow gold and platinum flexible earrings set with emeralds totalling 10.04 ct and princess cut diamonds totalling 4.84 ct. The em...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Diamond, Gold, 22k Gold, Yellow Gold, Platinum

1950s Emerald, Ruby, Sapphire and Diamond 18k Yellow Gold Brooch by Boucheron
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A stunning vintage French 0.16 carat emerald, 0.25 carat ruby, 0.15 carat sapphire, 0.18 carat diamond and 18 karat yellow gold brooch by 'Boucheron'; part of our diverse gemstone je...
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1950s Retro Vintage Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

1.62 Carat Emerald Diamond 14 Karat Yellow Gold Band
Located in San Dimas, CA
There are 9 Round Cut Emeralds that weigh 1.02 Carats and 8 Round Cut Diamonds that weigh 0.60 carats (Clarity: VS, Color: H). The total Carat Weight of the band is 1.62 Carats. The...
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2010s Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Diamond, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Emerald and Diamonds Ring 18 Karat Gold
Located in Carlsbad, CA
Emerald = 0.60 carats 21 Round Diamonds = 0.23 carats 27 Baguette Diamonds = 0.22 carats 18K Gold = 3.40 grams
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21st Century and Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold

I Flawless GIA Certified 4 Carat Emerald Cut Three Stone Engagement Ring
Located in Rome, IT
Antinori Fine Jewels is proud to offer this important and impressive 4.82 carat GIA certified Internally Flawless H Color Emerald cut diamond ring. This beautiful and rare three-sto...
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2010s Modern Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, White Diamond, Emerald, Platinum

Diamond and Emerald Frog Pin Brooch Set in 18 Karat White Gold
Located in London, GB
A lovely diamond and emerald frog pin brooch set in 18k white gold. The brooch depicts a sitting frog which is pavé set with 12 round brilliant cut diamonds. The rest of the frog bo...
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2010s Modern Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Diamond and Emerald White Gold Ladies Wristwatch
Located in New York, NY
A rare and iconic Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso. The case features a white dial set with diamonds to mark the numbers with dauphine hour and minute hands. White gold bezel encrusted with...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold, White Gold

Five Emeralds Bezel Set Two-Tone Gold Pendant Necklace
Located in New York, NY
Fourteen karats white and yellow gold necklace pendant Necklace measuring 16" long Each round emerald measuring 3.5 millimeters Five emeralds weighing 0.75 carats Emerald hue colo...
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2010s Modern Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Gold, 14k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Very Fine Emerald and Diamond Ring 18 Karat
Located in Carlsbad, CA
Diamond 0.81 (13) Emerald 1.01 (14) 18K/W 4.08g GW 4.44g Ring 7 (Illusion set stones, it appears that the emerald and diamond sections is like 3 carat each stones)
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Diamond, 18k Gold

Intini Jewels 18 Karat Gold Coral Tourmaline Emerald Drop Chain Dangle Earrings
Located in Milano, IT
An enchanted and radiant dangle drop earring. 18 karat yellow gold jewel highlighted by a light pink coral tear gem. Holded by a delicate gold chain that sustains a tourmaline and a ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Art Nouveau Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Tourmaline, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Cascading Diamond and Green Emerald Ring
Located in New York, NY
A wide ring with a beautiful selection of green emerald and diamonds. Showcasing 23 oval shaped green emeralds weighing 4.50 carats total. and 22 round diamonds weighing a total of ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

EGL Certified Ballerina Style Natural Emeralds and Diamonds Drop Earrings
Located in New York, NY
One of a Kind Ballerina Style Emerald and diamonds Earrings starring 2 natural emeralds 2.12 total Carats. Those beautiful Emerald are surrounded by 56 Baguette cut diamonds and 12 m...
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2010s Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold, White Gold

18 Karat White Emerald Cut Drop Earrings
Located in Great Neck, NY
Drop diamond emerald cut illusion setting earrings set in 18K white gold. The pair is set with baguette and round diamonds. The total carat weight is 1.54 carats. The color of the st...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, 18k Gold

Brooch 18 Karat Yellow Gold 2.48 Carat White Diamonds 3.14 Carat Emeralds
Located in London, GB
Sybarite Jewellery is a London-based luxury brand crafting outstanding pieces, incomparable both in design and in execution. Spearheaded by founder Margarita Prykhodko, a former arch...
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2010s Art Deco Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, White Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Emerald 1.60 Carat and Diamonds 2.10 Carat Bracelet
Located in Carlsbad, CA
Emerald = 1.60 Carat Diamonds = 2.10 Carats Color: F Clarity: VS 18K White Gold Jewelry Gift Box Included
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold, White Gold, Gold

Gemjunky Elegant Emerald and Silver Topaz Cocktail Ring May Birthstone
Located in Tuxedo Park , NY
Great Mother's Day Gift. Custom made, romantic ring of round, sparkling Silver Topaz and Glittering Pear shape Emeralds. These gemstones come straight from our favorite supplier in ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artisan Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Topaz, 14k Gold, White Gold

1980s 3.50 Carat Emerald and 1.72 Carat Diamond Yellow Gold and Platinum Ring
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A stunning vintage 1980's 3.50 carat Zambian emerald and 1.72 carat diamond, 18 karat yellow gold and platinum dress ring; part of our diverse gemstone jewellery and estate jewelry c...
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1980s Vintage Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

3.63 Carat Natural Colombian Emerald Oval Stud Earrings 18 Karat Yellow Gold
Located in Brunswick, ME
3.63 Carat Natural Colombian Emerald Oval Stud Earrings 18k Yellow Gold Primary Stones: 100% Natural Colombian Emeralds Shape or Cut : Oval Cut Average Color/Clarity : Medium Green/ ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Yellow Gold, 18k Gold

Daniel Brush Bakelite, Black Diamond, Emerald Panther Brooch
By Daniel Brush
Located in New York, NY
•A carved yellow Bakelite panther brooch whimsically speckled with circular-cut black diamond spots and emerald eyes; with steel and magnet closure • 253 fancy black full-cut diamond...
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Early 2000s Emerald Jewelry

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Black Diamond, Emerald

18k Yellow Gold Emeralds and Pearl Ring
Located in Vannes, FR
18K Yellow Gold Emeralds and Pearl , emeralds for 0.16 Carats per Akoya pearl 6.2 Millimeter or 0.244 Inch. The frame is in 18K yellow gold is an original frame of modern manufacture...
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1960s Artisan Vintage Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Pearl, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Ella Gafter Emerald Pearl Earrings
Located in New York, NY
The emerald and South Sea pearl earrings feature a flower design on the ear with 7.21 carats of oval cut faceted emeralds. The tops suspend 2 South Sea pearls of 14.5/15mm diameter. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Emerald Jewelry

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Pearl, White Diamond, Emerald, South Sea Pearl, 18k Gold, White Gold

Diamond Pave and Emerald Flower Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Extraordinary figural flower earrings comprised of brilliant cut diamonds and emeralds meticulously pave set in 18k. Most graceful feminine shape. Approximately 5 cts. of diamonds, ....
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Early 2000s Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold

Antique Imperial Russian Artist's Palette Charm Pendant
Located in Sale, Cheshire
1903 saw the foundation of the Union of Russian Artists, an exhibiting society comprising artists from the St Petersburg based Mir iskusstva (World of Art) and former members of the ...
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Early 20th Century Russian Empire Emerald Jewelry

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Emerald, Natural Pearl, Ruby, Turquoise, 14k Gold

White Diamond Emerald Snake Ring Cocktail Ring Bronze J Dauphin
Located in Los Angeles, CA
White Diamond Emerald Snake Ring Cocktail Ring Bronze J Dauphin 1 marquis White Diamond 2 pcs Emerald 2 pcs Ruby J DAUPHIN "Eternal Renewal" Hand made in Los Angeles The serpent...
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2010s Victorian Emerald Jewelry

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White Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Bronze

Italian Coral, Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Pearl, and Diamond Ring
Located in Carlsbad, CA
• Carved Italian Coral • 2.80 Cts Combined of Rubies Sapphires and Emeralds • Natural Seed Pearls • 18K Gold Gift Box included & Complimentary Sizing Available
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21st Century and Contemporary Emerald Jewelry

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Coral, Diamond, Emerald, Pearl, Ruby, Sapphire, 18k Gold

Emerald and Diamond Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Emerald and Diamond Earrings 8 oval emeralds and 2 Pear shape emeralds app 12.80 ct 38 round diamonds app 5.27 ct and 24 marquee diamond app 5.47 ct Made Circa 1960 14 Karat Yell...
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1960s Vintage Emerald Jewelry

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Diamond, Emerald, 14k Gold

Antique and Vintage Emerald Jewelry and Watches

No one liked emeralds and emerald jewelry more than Elizabeth Taylor (or her alter ego, Cleopatra). Emeralds were first discovered in Egypt around 330 BC. The stone’s name originated from the ancient Greek word for green, “smaragdus.” According to the Gemological Institute of America, “Emeralds from what is now Colombia were part of the plunder when 16th-century Spanish explorers invaded the New World. The Incas had already been using emeralds in their jewelry and religious ceremonies for 500 years. The Spaniards, who treasured gold and silver far more than gems, traded emeralds for precious metals. Their trades opened the eyes of European and Asian royalty to emerald’s majesty.”

There are numerous myths attributed to the emerald’s spiritual powers, like placing an emerald under your tongue will allow you to see the future. But be careful not to swallow the birthstone for May, or that future won’t be so bright!

There are many important (read: large) emeralds in museum collections around the world. The Patricia Emerald, named after the miner’s daughter, is a 632-carat dihexagonal (or 12-sided) crystal that was discovered in Colombia in 1920 and now resides at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington has in its possession the Hooker Emerald, a 75.47-carat Colombian stone. That emerald had been acquired in the 16th or 17th century by Spanish conquistadores and shipped to Europe. It later belonged to Abdul Hamid II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1876–1909), who wore it on his belt buckle. Purchased at auction by Tiffany & Co. in 1911, the Hooker Emerald was set it into a tiara and featured in the New York World’s Fair “House of Jewels” exhibit in 1940. Today, it is part of a brooch, also designed by the jewelry house.

On 1stDibs, find a range of antique and vintage emerald jewelry and watches that includes emerald rings, emerald necklaces and other accessories.