May Birthstone is Emerald

They say the birthstone for May—emerald—derives from the Greek word smaragdus, which means green. How you get EMERALD from SMARAGDUS is a mystery to us. On the other hand, emeralds are a symbol of rebirth, hence the tie-in to May and Spring and birds bursting into song, which makes perfect sense. Emeralds’ lush green has […]

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