What Is May's Birthstone?

A valuable gemstone, the May emerald is another stone that is considered to be highly desirable due to its intense rich colour. We have put together a guide on everything you need to know about the emerald and what the precious gemstone means. 

  • What Is May's Birthstone?
  • What Is May's Birthstone?

What colour is the May birthstone? 

The May birthstone Emerald is green in colour. 

What does the May birthstone look like?

A faceted gemstone that can vary in different shades of green, but is typically deep in colour. Some emeralds can have dark green veining through them, these are inclusions within the stone. Emeralds of a high quality are clear with an even distribution of colour running through them.

  • What Is May's Birthstone?
  • What Is May's Birthstone?

What does May birthstone mean?

It is a symbol of rebirth and love and was believed to grant the wearer good fortune. The ancient Romans dedicated this stone to Venus, the goddess of love and beauty. Today, it is thought that emeralds signify wisdom and patience.


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