Hello all your May babies out there, those celebrating the 20th or 35th wedding anniversary, along with everyone whose favorite color is green! This month's birthstone is the very beautiful emerald! Who doesn't love this piercing green stone? It is fun, fabulous, and really a great gemstone to wear!
There have been many stories told about this gemstone. It was the sacred stone of Venus, the Roman goddess, who believed it preserved love. The Aztecs and Incas dubbed the emerald a holy gemstone.The Hindu holy scriptures, the Vedas, state the emerald promises good luck and enhances one's well being. During the Victorian era, the birthstone was a popular gemstone in many jewelry designs.
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