Emerald is one of the most expensive and popular gemstone slices. It is a traditional talisman for women and men born under the sign of Virgo. The most valuable characteristic for an emerald is the color, from bluish-green to yellowish-green, the most popular is a rich emerald shade. The name emerald comes from a Greek term "Smaragdus" and the Persian "Samruddhi". This term in antiquity was called gemstone slices of a pronounced green shade, Pliny the Elder describes in detail the twelve varieties of "smaragda", meaning different mineralogical varieties, including emerald. Emerald deposits include Colombia, the Middle Urals, and some regions of Africa. The emerald is a wonderful talisman for the Virgin. The green color of gemstone slices is symbolic, for some the emerald hue of this gem embodies the color of money and material wealth, for others it is the color of nature, leaves, and symbolizes health and well-being.