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Sunday, May 01, 2005

      Birthstone for May: Emerald

Emerald is the birthstone for May as well as the traditional gift for the 55th wedding anniversary.

"Emeralds are traditionally thought to enhance the clairvoyance of their wearers. Traditionally, emeralds are worn to promote healing and enhance love and contentment."

If you are shopping for emerald jewelry, MontRED is one online store that you should check out. They carry a spectacular collection of may birthstone jewelry, particularly the emerald rings.
May Birthstone
Emeralds are found in India, South Africa, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Russia and Zimbabwe but the ones found in Colombia are among the world's most beautiful, with grass-green color with a touch of blue. So if you are planning a holiday in Colombia or are there and your beloved one has birthday in May, you surely know what to do ! But beware of the cheap imitations and the lab-grown gemstones.

Related Posts:
- Pearl, Moonstone or Alexandrite: Take your pick from the birthstones for June

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