August 1 1982 for 4 weeks
New South Wales. After a 1987 play of the same name by David Williamson.
anniversary is associated with the modern gift of
A green variety of the mineral beryl coloured by trace amounts of chromium and sometimes vanadium. Almost all emeralds contain flaws, cracks, and inclusions, which can negatively affect the clarity. Most emeralds are oiled as part of the post lapidary process, in order to improve their clarity.
An emerald cut is an example of a step cut with the corners clipped off. Another example of a step cut is the Baguette cut. A step cut diamond has slopong, four-sided facets that are cut below the table and run parallel to the diamond's girdle.
Based on the 1984 book 'The Emerald Illusion'
Columbian Emerald. Owned by Smithsonian Institute
Owned by House of Louis XV
Found in Columbia. Owned by Banco Nazionale de la Republica
Found in Columbia. Smithsonian Institute
Dates back to 1695. Discovered in Columbia. Once owned by Emperor Aurangzeb - one side is inscribed with Islamic prayers.
Director: John Boorman. Also starred William Rodriguez, Estee Chandler & Charley Boorman. Plot: Based on a true story, Powers Boothe plays an American dam engineer in Brazil.
Nominated â€” Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role