Did you know that at one point it was believed that Emeralds held the power to foretell the future? This is just one of the facts that makes May’s birthstone, Emerald, a unique gemstone. Here are some additional fun facts about Emeralds:
- Emeralds have been worn by famous kings and queens for centuries and even said to have been both Cleopatra and the last King of the Inca’s gemstone of choice.
- Emerald is indirectly derived from the Greek word “smaragdos,” a term applied to several kinds of green stones.
- A gift of emerald signifies faith, and a belief in the recipient’s goodness and kindness.
- The stone can lose its color when heated strongly!
Whether you’re looking for a gift to celebrate a May birthday or even just want to treat yourself, we have a large selection of emerald pieces that are sure to delight!
When it comes to gemstones, who isn’t keen for green?