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Gemstones

Emerald

May's Gemstone is Emerald

Emeralds are a very soft and are one of the most valuable of all the gemstones. This green version of the mineral beryl is primarily mined in Columbia.

Emerald is one of the earliest known gems to man.

Birthstone for May, the emerald has come to represent the beauty and promise of spring.

Ancients dedicated the emerald to the Goddess Venus. They believed that the emerald would improve intelligence. They also believed that it was very beneficial to the eyes, Emperor Nero would watch gladiator shows through a fine emerald glasses. It was also considered to reveal faithfulness between lovers.

Garnet

Garnet is the birthstone for January

Amethyst

Amethyst is the birthstone for February

Aquamarine

Aquamarine is the birthstone for March

Diamond

Diamond is the birthstone for April

Emerald

Emerald is the birthstone for May

Alexandrite

Alexandrite is the birthstone for June

Ruby

Ruby is the birthstone for July

Peridot

Peridot is the birthstone for August

Sapphire

Sapphire is the birthstone for September

Opal

Opal is the birthstone for October

Precious Topaz

Precious Topaz is the birthstone for November

Blue Zircon

Blue Zircon is the birthstone for December