The four-foot emerald, one of the rarest stones on Earth, has been sold to a local miner for an unknown amount.
The emerald — one of the rarest and most precious gems in the world — has been said to represent everything from fidelity and fertility to royalty.
No matter what the interpretation, though — the precious green gem always means a whole lot of money.
Which is why workers in Brazil were likely thrilled when they recently hauled a 794-pound, 4.3-foot emerald from a mine in the northeastern state of Bahia. Read More via All-That-Is-Interesting.