What is the birthstone for May?
The birthstone for May is the beautiful emerald
What colour is the May birthstone?
Emeralds occur in hues of bluish green through to green and are a variety of beryl, a mineral species that includes aquamarine.
What does the May birthstone mean?
Emeralds have long been associated with fertility, rebirth, and love.
When were Emerald first discovered?
Emeralds were first discovered in Egypt, dating back to 330 BC.
Cleopatra was known to have a passion for emeralds and used them in her jewellery.
As the birthstone for May, emerald jewellery makes a wonderful birthday present, anniversary present or push present for those born during the month of May.
If you are thinking of proposing to your May love, emeralds also make beautiful alternative engagement ring stones.
Chat to us about your dream emerald jewellery piece and we can sketch out some ideas and show you a selection of loose emeralds on hand. We can also source your very own special emerald.
Visit us at 24 St Quentin Avenue Claremont or contact us to find out more.
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