A variety of Beryl and the birthstone for May. Emerald is the 20th and the 55th anniversary gemstone.

Locations: Worldwide, with notable occurrences in Columbia, Brazil and Zambia (Southern Africa) 

Hardness: 7.5 to 8

Astrological sign of:  Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Libra

Known as the “stone of successful love”, Emerald brings loyalty and enhances unconditional love and unity. Emerald enhances psychic abilities, opens clairvoyance, and stimulates the use of greater mental capacity. It strengthens memory and helps with clarity of thoughts. Emerald is also beneficial for increasing intuition and bringing awareness of the unknown to conscious recognition, imparting reason and wisdom.