The Lure of Emeralds and Green as a Gemstone Color

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Emeralds hold a special place at Preusser Jewelers. The deep green of each gem captures the imagination and whisks you to faraway places, like an emerald-green forest in the tropics, the Emerald Isle of Ireland, or the famed Emerald City in Oz!

Romantic History

Emeralds were prized by Roman elites, and Egyptians began mining emeralds as far back as 330 BC! Cleopatra loved to wear them. Green, as a favored gemstone color, has a history of nearly 2,500 years!

Signs of Spring and Summer: Gemstone Colors at Preusser Jewelers

Because of the lush green color, emeralds represent growth, prosperity, and
richness. They are May’s birthstone. Stop by our showroom in Grand Rapids to see
the beautiful fine jewelry at Preusser Jewelers.