May Birthstone Emerald

Emerald, the birthstone of may is said to have its origin in 330 BC in Egypt. But according to some, it is 2.97 billion years old. Three locations where emerald is found in abundance are: Columbia, Brazil, and Zambia. Colour of the stone ranges from light green to dark green, while the Columbian ones are purest green due to the presence of chromium, Brazilian ones get their colour from element vanadium which is found in small quantities and iron is responsible for the colour of Zambian.

This stone can help those who want to alleviate emotional heaviness and balance energy. It is also said to bring calmness, wealth and restore faith.