Emerald is the birthstone for May and is also given as an anniversary gift on the 20th and 35th anniversaries.
They are thought to improve memory, intelligence and are worn to enhance love and contentment.
Emerald is associated with the throat chakra and is a stone of energy of hope, encouragement, gentleness and abundance. It is said to heal heartbreak and give you the strength that you need to clear away negativity and strengthens the physical and emotional heart centers.
It helps with regeneration and recovery and brings freshness and vitality. Emerald opens the heart and encourages one to live and act from the heart.
If you'd like to understand more about the Chakras and how they relate to gemstones, then take a look at our blog post.