May Birthstone is emerald

May birthstones are emerald, agate and chrysoprase.


Who first beholds the light of day
In spring's sweet flowery month of May
And wears an emerald all her life
Shall be a loved and happy wife.

Bespoke 18ct recycled gold ring with Zambian Emerald

Emeralds are traditionally thought to enhance the clairvoyance of their wearers.

Egyptains Mummies were often buried with emeralds and the gems were popular in ancient Rome, but some think that many of the stones called emeralds in ancient times were actually peridot.

Traditionally, emeralds are worn to promote healing and enhance love and contentment.

Emerald is known as the “stone of successful love”. It brings loyalty and brings domestic bliss. It enhances unconditional love, unity and promotes friendship. Keeps partnerships in balance and can signal unfaithfulness if it changes colour. Emerald stimulates the heart chakra, having a healing effect on the emotions as well as the physical heart. It ensures physical, emotional and mental equilibrium, bringing harmony to all areas of ones life. Focusing intention and raising consciousness, it brings in positive actions, eliminating negativity and enhancing the ability to enjoy life to the fullest.

Emerald enhances psychic abilities, opens clairvoyance, and stimulates the use of greater mental capacity. It helps bring awareness of the unknown to conscious recognition, imparting reason and wisdom. Emerald assists in inciting activity and focus in ones actions. It strengthens memory and imparts clarity of thought. It inspires a deep inner knowing, promoting truth and discernment.

Rough emerald gemstone crystals

Another green gemstone associated with May natives is Chrysoprase.

Chrysoprase is a gemstone variety of chalcedony. Its color is normally apple-green, but varies to deep green. The darker varieties of chrysoprase are also referred to as prase.



Chrysoprase and Blue moonstone stacking rings



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