7 Types of Emeralds: Different Emerald Colors & Origins

A blog post about different types of emeralds, precious gemstones formed from beryl crystals. The emerald green color range varies across hue, tone, and saturation from green to bluish-green to yellowish-green. Sometimes called panna stones.

Emeralds are gemstones formed from the mineral beryl. To be called an emerald, a beryl gem must be primarily green, and possess a certain intensity of color. Here are the different types of emeralds you’re most likely to encounter.