Jewelers are finding it harder than ever to make a plus of emerald’s greatest minus: its tendency to be highly included. The old ploy of calling the numerous wisps and veils of commercial Brazilian and Colombian stones something exotic like “jardins” (gardens) falls flat nowadays. What killed the acceptability of emeralds whose insides look like exploded cotton balls?


Cotton Ball Precision Cutting Tiny Crack Minimal Oiling Colored Stone 
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© Modern Jeweler Magazine 1990

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  • David Federman

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