Below you will find a list of green coloured gemstones that may be encountered in antique and vintage jewellery.
This is a yellowish green to bluish green beryl.
There are several green colored varieties of tourmaline and they can be referred to as ‘verdelite’ or ‘chrome’ (a rich green to sightly yellow-green tourmaline) or ‘paraiba’ (a light to deep green to blue green shade of tourmaline).
This is a yellow green to green gemstone.
This can be green to yellow-green to gray-green in colour.
In daylight alexandrite can be bluish to blue green and in artificial or evening light violet-red. Discovered around 1834. (For more about alexandrite, one of my favourite gemstones, see here).
A pale green to yellow green transparent gemstone.
A type of chalcedony.
This is a yellow green to blue-green to gray-green corundum
This is a variety of yellow-green to emerald- green garnet. Discovered in 1868. For more about garnets, see here.
This is a yellowish green to bluish green variety of garnet. (As far as I know, tsavorite is not found in jewellery dating before 1971.)
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