World’s Largest Cut Emerald to be Auctioned - Gem stones lovers may be excited to know that the world’s largest cut emerald weighing 57,500-carats and with an appraised value of $1.15 million is set to go on auction in Kelowna, later this month.A rare gem hunter Regan Reaney calls this an once-in-a-lifet ime find. It is amazing. Reaney said the emerald is named Teodora, meaning Gift of God. It was mined in Brazil and sold to a buyer in India, where it was cut.
Maxmillian emerald ring. 21.04-carat Colombian emerald was once set in a ring worn by Mexico’s ill-fated emperor, Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph. An Austrian archduke crowned emperor of Mexico in 1864, he was executed during an uprising only three years later.