Beryl is a most alluring and popular mineral. It occurs in a diversity of colors, and has several important gemstone varieties. Beryl is believed to bring good luck and give eternal youthfulness. Beryl useful in treatment for disorder of the heart and spine. It stimulates the mind, build confidence.
Beryl can usually be easily identified and distinguished from similar gemstones through basic testing. One of the easiest methods to identify beryl is by testing specific gravity (density) and hardness of the stone.
Beryl from Brazil are known to be of the best quality Beryl gemstone. Beryl also occurs in the Madagascar, Namibia, Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Nigeria and Zimbabwe.
Aquamarine and Maxixe, Emerald Gemstone, Golden Beryl, Heliodor, Goshenite (Colorless beryl), Morganite (pink beryl), Red beryl (red emerald)