May’s Birthstone is Emerald
The birthstone for May is Emerald, the green variety of the mineral Beryl. It is called the ‘stone of successful love’ and its soothing energy provides healing and promotes friendship, contentment and loyalty.
Emerald is also a stone of great vision and intuition, associated with the eyes and sight, long believed to foretell future events and reveal one’s truths. It is a stone of wisdom, enhancing memory and increasing mental clarity. Emeralds symbolize hope and the future, renewal and growth.