Science has found a way to build a better emerald. A jewel as vivid as you’ve ever seen with flashes of gorgeous green that usually only show up around spring. Even then, only in the most remote parts of the Brazilian rainforest. It’s true. The mineral composition, heat and pressure of Scienza® are all controlled in the laboratory, so the scientifically-grown emeralds have more luster and brilliance than most mined stones. Scienza emeralds are identical to the natural gem in every way: color, sparkle, hardness, and composition. The one big difference is price. Our Verde Necklace features a stunning Scienza lab-created emerald centerpiece. The emerald-cut lab stone is set in the finest platinum-layered, .925 sterling silver. Both shoulders absolutely sparkle with a dozen lab-created DiamondAura® baguettes and brilliant DiamondAura rounds.