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May birthstone: Emerald
2013-05-22

Emerald – Did you know?

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  • Emerald is the green version of the mineral Beryl.
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  • Emerald is considered to be the talisman of the goddess Venus and it represents faith, goodness and kindness. They are traditionally thought to enhance the clairvoyance of their wearers.
  • The word “emerald”derived from the Greek word “smaragdos”, even if it might not seem so.
  • Emerald was discovered ever since ancient times and was worn by royalty in Babylon and Egypt.
  • The “healing powers” of emerald are believed to soothe strained and tired eyes, just by gazing at this splendid green gemstone.
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