May Birthstone - Emerald
The exquisite Emerald is the birthstone of May and embodies the rich green color of Spring and radiates a beautiful vivid tone. Emeralds are considered to be a symbol of rebirth and love and are the rarest of gemstones.
The Emerald’s shimmering hues of green symbolize renewal of life and revitalization. Emerald is also said to represent loyalty, friendship and faithfulness. Since ancient times, it has been believed to bestow the wearer with prosperity, foresight and good health and increases ones’ intuitive capabilities.
This regal May birthstone also signifies patience and wisdom. For those born in the month of May, wearing emeralds helps to enhance and balance their energies and this gemstone grants its wearer happiness.
Interesting Facts About The Emerald:
The Queen of Egypt, Cleopatra had a deep admiration and fascination for the Emerald and it was her most adored gemstones. She in fact claimed ownership of all the Emerald mines in Egypt during her reign.