Emerald is the accepted birthstone for the month of May.
It is also the anniversary gemstone for the
20th and 35th years of marriage.
Emerald is one of the most highly prized of all the gems.
The name comes from the Greek “smaragdos”
which means green stone.
The most prized is pure green or slightly bluish-green.
According to legend, the wearing of an emerald
cures a wide range of ailments,
including low I.Q., poor eyesight and infertility,
It also enables the wearer to predict the future.
Emeralds are found mainly in Brazil, Zambia, Zimbabwe
and
Design Wise Fine Jewelry in Ramsey, New Jersey
Birthstone for May
Emeralds