Birthstone – May Anniversary Stone – 20th, 55th Zodiac - Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Libra Chakras - Heart Chakra Planet - Mercury Typical colors – Green
Emerald, the astrological stone of Taurus, Gemini and Aries, is known as the “stone of successful love”. It is a stone of inspiration and infinite patience. It’s said to bring about domestic bliss and loyalty. It enhances friendships and keeps partnerships in balance. As the precious gem associated with the goddess Venus, emerald is also commonly believed to aid in fertility.
Emerald ensures physical, emotional and mental balance. It eliminates negativity and brings in positive actions by focusing intention and raising consciousness. It gives the strength of character to overcome the misfortunes of life. It’s a stone of regeneration and recovery and can heal negative emotions. It enhances the ability to enjoy life to the fullest.
Emeralds should be spared from rugged wear. The best way to clean emerald jewelry is with warm water, a soft brush and pat dry with a soft cloth. Protect it from scratching and sharp blows that can fracture or shatter the stone. Avoid large temperature changes, ultrasonic cleaners and steam cleaners that can damage or remove the oil/wax/resin coating protecting the stone.
**Please note that all metaphysical or healing properties listed are collected from various sources. This information is offered as a service and not meant to treat medical conditions. f.Inguz does not guarantee the validity of any of these statements.
Information sources: The Crystal Bible by Judy Hall, 2003 Crystal, Gem and Metal Magic by Scott Cunningham, 2002 Love Is in the Earth: A Kaleidoscope of Crystals by A. Melody, 1991 Healing Crystals: The A - Z Guide to 430 Gemstones by Michael Gienger, 1997 Charms of Light: Healing with Energy, Light and Love by Caryl Haxworth Shimmerlings Firemountain Gems