The green of an emerald is the perfect color for transitioning into spring. Embodying the warmth and richness of winter, while still conveying the freshness of spring and summer; the emerald is the perfect stone. The name emerald comes from the old French word “esmeralde,” derived from the Greek word “maragdos” which means “green stone.” Take a look at these fabulous jewelry pieces from our April 23, 2015 auction that highlight the beautiful emerald.