Chemical Formula: Al2Be3Si6O18
Emerald is the traditional birthstone of May.
Emerald is the most rare form of beryl and was first mined in Ancient Egypt. It was coveted by Cleopatra and she demanded it be used in all her royal adornments. Because of emeralds unique coloring and rarity it has been considered a symbol of wealth and royalty making it desired by all.
Emerald is a powerful heart healing stone that brings warmth and positive emotions to those wearing and/or carrying it. Emerald also is known to bring domestic bliss and keeping one in your home will encourage peace and harmony. Every newlywed couple should have an Emerald.