Birthstone Jewelry are pieces which display gemstones that accompany a birth month, each having a unique meaning and historical significance. At Treasured Memories®, our fine keepsake jewelry is a large selection of bereavement jewelry and cremation jewelry that are able to be filled to keep those memories- of which we hold most precious- alive. Memories of lost loved ones’ kept close at heart with a bit of their ashes, the celebration of life with grains of sand from your honeymoon, and especially to honor the ones we love who are tied specifically to the month of May in Emerald.
Stone Meaning of Emerald
Emerald, the birthstone of May, carries the rich green color of Spring and radiates a beautiful vivid tone. They are considered to be a symbol of rebirth and love. Emeralds are the rarest gemstones and are typically mined in Colombia, Brazil, Afghanistan and Zambia.
The emerald is the sacred stone of the goddess Venus. It was thought to preserve love. The emerald has long been the symbol of hope. It is considered by many to be the stone of prophecy. For some the emerald acts as a tranquilizer for a troubled mind. The emerald is said to bring the wearer reason and wisdom. The strongest time for the powers of the emerald is said to be spring.
Lucky for love, give your lover an emerald to stay faithful.
In several cultures the emerald was the symbol for fertilizing rain. In the Christian faith it is the symbol of faith and hope.
A Healing Tool
The May birthstone has excellent healing properties especially for health problems associated with the eyes, spine, and fertility. The soothing properties of this green gem are believed to have a stabilizing effect on the mind and used to dispel insomnia and unknown fears, avert nightmares and also combats mood swings and schizophrenia. Emerald is also used also to fortify the immune and circulatory system. The healing power of Emerald was thought to ward off epileptic fits, cure fever and stomach ailments and put a stop to bleeding. Moreover, this stone is said to guard the one who wears it from panic.
Emerald is used by healers to help heal the heart. The power of the Emerald is believed to be highest at the full moon.
Some cultures thought the emerald would heal any disease of the eye. The emerald would be placed in a container of water overnight and the water would be poured on the eyes the next day.
Emerald is a stone of great harmony, wisdom and love. Giving your lover an Emerald will bring the lover closer if the giver’s motives are pure love. The Emerald can be a bridge between 2 people as it vibrates with love.
The Best Quality Assurance
A superior quality Emerald has to possess not only a luxuriant green shade but also a high level of transparency.
The exquisite green hues of the Emerald are a delight for the senses, and this precious gem gives the wearer a sense of well- being.
Moreover, quality of the gem should not be in it’s expense or even it’s size. Instead, judge the stone on it’s significance to you in your life and how it makes you feel.
This quality gem is also associated with the star sign of ‘Taurus’ and ‘Gemini’. The May birthstone is used extensively in fine jewelry and is an ideal gift to express faith and lasting love.
~From all of us at Treasured Memories
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