Top 10 Most Famous Individual Emeralds


The Top Ten

1 The Mogul Mughal Emerald The Mogul Mughal Emerald

It bears a date - 1107 A.H. (1695-1696 AD). Mined in Colombia, it was sold in India, and named after the rulers of the Mughal Empire. - Metal_Treasure

2 The Rockefeller Emerald The Rockefeller Emerald

Once owned by the Rockefeller family, in 2017 sold at auction for $5.5 million. At $305,000 per carat, it broke the world record price-per-carat for an emerald sold at auction. It was bought by American jewellery house Harry Winston. - Metal_Treasure

3 The Bahia Emerald The Bahia Emerald

The largest uncut emerald crystal ever discovered (found in Bahia, Brazil) - Metal_Treasure

4 The Duke of Devonshire Emerald The Duke of Devonshire Emerald

It's one of the most famous uncut emeralds. It was mined in Colombia. Its color is incredibly beautiful.
It was named after William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire, and is one of the world's largest (weight: 277 g). In 1831, it was either gifted or sold by Emperor Pedro I of Brazil to William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire. - Metal_Treasure

5 Gachalá Emerald Gachalá Emerald
6 Carolina Emperor Carolina Emperor

The biggest emerald ever found in the US (in North Carolina, hence the name) - Metal_Treasure

7 The Chalk Emerald The Chalk Emerald
8 The Maximillian Emerald The Maximillian Emerald
9 The Patricia Emerald The Patricia Emerald

It's a large uncut crystal - Metal_Treasure

10 The Sacred Emerald Buddha The Sacred Emerald Buddha

It's an emerald statue, carved from an African emerald crystal in 2006. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 The Isabella Emerald The Isabella Emerald
12 The Emerald of Saint Louis The Emerald of Saint Louis
13 The Hooker Emerald The Hooker Emerald
14 The Tena Emerald

The most valuable emerald in the world, found in Colombia, in 1999 - Metal_Treasure

15 The Fura Emerald

The second-biggest emerald in the world found in Colombia, in 1999 - Metal_Treasure

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