Although the identity of the ancient gem known as smaragados remains uncertain, its legacy lives on. Many languages have names for emerald based on this word. For example, smaragd means "emerald" in German, Czech, Swedish, and many other European languages. Emerald on quartz from China, specimen from the TU Bergakademie Freiberg mineral exhibition, Germany. Photo by Kora27. Licensed under CC By-SA 4.0.
Article: Emerald Symbolism
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