May's Birthstone: Emerald

May’s birthstone is emerald, and this bright green stone calls to mind the freshness of the spring season. It’s time to bring out your summer sundresses and layer on some handmade gemstone jewelry!

Emerald is known as the “Stone of Successful Love” and is intended to open and nurture the heart. It’s a stone of unconditional love and inspiration. In keeping, it’s also the traditional gift for the 20th, 25th and 55th wedding anniversaries.

Emerald Earrings for May Birthstone Gemini

Of course emerald jewelry makes a fantastic gift for a loved one, but did you know that emeralds are also considered a sign of friendship?

 Consider gifting your best friend some matching handmade earrings as a unique piece of friendship jewelry. Our raw emerald studs are a bestseller!

Raw Emerald Hoop Earrings Gemini and Taurus Jewelry

Emeralds have been worn & loved throughout history by some fascinating people. Elizabeth II had an expansive collection of emerald jewelry including an emerald diadem. Elizabeth Taylor also had an insane collection of emerald jewelry, including some pieces gifted to her by Richard Burton.

Cleopatra’s favorite stone was emerald, and we think these unique earrings studded with raw emeralds are Cleopatra-worthy.

Raw Emerald Hoops Earrings for Gemini and Taurus Birthstones

 Emerald is one of the four precious gemstones, and they typically come from four countries, Colombia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Brazil.

Our emerald jewelry, including these handmade rings, features stones from a family mine in Brazil, who we’ve had the pleasure of working with over the years.

Emerald encourages growth and balance, and countries in the East and West believed that the emeralds brought good luck. We can get onboard with that.

Go green and shop our entire Emerald Collection.