If you were born in the month of May you probably know that your birthstone is the emerald.
Emeralds are the symbol of rebirth and love. Some believe that emeralds have healing powers to improve eyesight and create an inner harmony for the wearer.
Emeralds were first discovered near the Red Sea in Egypt, but the finest emeralds are said to be found in Columbia.
You may come across different shades of green emeralds, the deepest green colored emeralds are the highest quality.