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Emerald - may Birthstone

Value Birth Stone Powers Stone
Meaning
Traditional
Gifting
Low: $800 USD
Per Carat
High: $4700 USD
Per Carat
Emerald
Forsight
Good Fortune
Youth
"Lust and infatuation" 20th Anniversary
35th Anniversary
55th Annive

Emerald Summary

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The Emerald is the birthstone for people born in May. Derived from the Latin word "Smaragdus" meaning green, Emerald come in a large variety of shades of green. Founds all across the globe, including Colombia, and Russia, Brazil is actually the lead supplier of the global market of Emeralds. It is extremely rare to find an emerald without inclusions or imperfections, due to this the purest emeralds are often valued higher than that of diamonds of the same weight.

Also known as "The stones of Successful love", Emeralds are often associated with bestowing great vision, intuition, wisdom and memory. Making it a very popular choice of gem stone for both gifting and beauty products. According to ancient Indian lore, Emeralds were first translated from Sanskrit as Marakata, or "The green growing things".

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