Emerald is the bluish green to green variety of beryl, a mineral species that includes aquamarine.
The most valued variety of beryl, emerald was once cherished by Spanish conquistadors, Inca kings, Moguls, and pharaohs. Today, fine gems come from Africa, South America, and Central Asia.
Age of the oldest emeralds, from South Africa.
2011 sales price for Elizabeth Taylor's emerald pendant - a record $280,000 per carat.
Pharaoh known for her passion for emeralds.
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