How Well Do You Know Emerald? Take Our Quiz!

Welcome to May! In honor of this month’s birthstone, take our quiz to see how much you know about emerald. Be sure to let us know how you did in the comments.


  1. 1. Believe it or not, emerald was also Pantone’s Color of the Year in 1996.

  2. 2. There is no such thing as an emerald without inclusions.

  3. 3. Colombia is the world’s largest producer of emeralds.

  4. 4. The world’s largest emerald weighed in at 57,500 carats.

  5. 5. Anne Hathaway was recently named the new face of emeralds.

  6. 6. Since emerald is a precious gemstone, it’s extremely hard and can’t be scratched.

  7. 7. Emeralds are commonly cut into cabochon form.

  8. 8. Emerald is the traditional birthstone of May, but its modern counterpart is peridot.


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