Prized for its vivid rich green color as far back as the pharaohs of ancient Egypt, emerald boasts a long history as a jewel fit for kings and queens. Emerald is revered as a talisman of good fortune, believed to bring health and wealth to its owner.
May’s birthstone, emerald also is the chosen gift for the 20th or 35th wedding anniversary. Upheld as a symbol of devotion, contentment and undying love, emerald traditionally has been thought to protect and renew relationships. In fact, emerald is a popular gemstone choice for brides who want to express their individuality. A calming influence that clarifies insights, emerald enlightens the aura of those who wear it.