This month is the perfect time to sport an emerald! Not only is this green gemstone the birthstone for the month of May, it’s also the inspiration for Pantone’s color of the year! The emerald’s saturated green sparkle is ideal for the season when the trees are full of leaves and the earth is full Read More
Sparkling green emeralds are the birthstone for the month of May. Coveted and celebrated since the ancient world, this precious gemstone was once more valuable and sought after than diamonds. They have held their allure throughout the centuries, and even today are one of the most highly prized and expensive Read More
Like most gemstones, the name for this month’s birthstone is derived from its physical attributes, in this case the gem’s color.
The name Emerald came from the Latin term “smaragdus” which directly translates to “green gem”. It belongs to the Beryl family of minerals where it is also considered Read More