Attract Love and Passion with May's Sparkling Green Birthstone, The Emerald

Attract Love and Passion with May's Sparkling Green Birthstone, The Emerald

Known throughout history as one of the most prized and valuable gemstones of them all, rich and vibrant emerald is also the beautiful birthstone of May. Wear this lush green stone of love and inspiration to enhance your relationships and revive passion in all areas of your life!


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How and where emerald is formed

The most famous member of the beryl family, emerald is one of the four recognised precious gemstones (along with diamond, ruby and sapphire). Its deep green colour is a result of trace amounts of chromium or vanadium present when the mineral is formed. The main sources of emerald throughout the world include India, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Brazil, Egypt and Austria.


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Emerald throughout history

Emerald has been known through the ages as a symbol of love and hope. The ancient Greeks and Romans considered it to be the gemstone of Venus, the goddess of love, beauty, prosperity and fertility. Cleopatra and the ancient Egyptians believed it was a symbol of eternal youth, representing fertility and rebirth, and to the Aztecs and Incas it was a holy stone, offered to the gods to ensure good fortune.
Emeralds with their soothing green hues were also used by early lapidaries, who would stare at them to revive their weary eyes between carving other gemstones, and today the colour green is still known to relieve stress and eye strain. 

Emerald meanings, properties and energies

Known as the “stone of successful love”, emerald is said to attract good relationships, contentment and even domestic bliss! It opens the heart chakra and promotes loyalty, unity, friendship and unconditional love.

Emerald revives passion in not only your love life, but also your career, hobby or wherever it may be lacking. A stone of inspiration, intuition and vision, it helps you to focus your intentions and bring about positive action in your life. 

While emerald has a calming effect on your emotions, it has an invigorating effect on your mindset, encouraging growth and new beginnings. It instills confidence, strength of character and the ability to enjoy life to the fullest.


Raw Emerald Gemstone Dangle Hoop Earrings
Raw Emerald Gemstone Dangle Hoop Earrings


Cleaning and charging Emerald

To clean your emerald stones and jewellery use warm soapy water and a soft brush to gently remove dust and debris, then rinse and dry thoroughly. Leave overnight in the rays of the moonlight to charge.


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Do you use emerald to attract love and passion in your life? Let us know in the comments, and discover our range of handmade emerald jewellery, perfect for May birthdays!


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