• Birthstone: May
  • Anniversary: 20th and 35th
  • Color: Ranges from medium to darker green. Can also be bluish-green to slightly yellow-green.
  • From: Brazil and Zambia currently are the leading producers. Colombia is known for high-quality deep-green emeralds.
  • Facts & Lore: Emeralds are the most precious of the beryl group, and are considered one of the “precious four” of all gemstones (sapphires, rubies, diamonds, emeralds). Oldest-known mines were utilized by Egyptians between 3,000 and 1,500 B.C., and are referred to as “Cleopatra’s mines.” Hindus believe emeralds promise good luck and enhance well being. 
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