Emerald is the birthstone of May. This marvelous, precious gem carries the vivid flourishing hues of Spring in a beautiful vibrant green tone. Regarded as the "jewel of kings," emerald has been loved through the ages, evoking rebirth and renewal. Rare and beautiful, emerald's stunning green color will have any May diva shining like royalty! 

EMERALD History & Properties

Emeralds are rich in chromium and believed to preserve love!This beautiful precious gem is considered a symbol of rebirth, success, and love. Some say this gem can provide tranquility to a troubled mind.
In ancient times, emeralds were considered sacred symbols of fertility and immortality. Cleopatra was famous for adorning herself and her home with emeralds, likely displaying wealth and power. Often, in ancient Egypt, mummies were buried wearing Emeralds to symbolize eternal youth.
Emeralds are among the rarest of gems—about 20 times rarer than white diamonds! They are typically mined in Colombia, Brazil, Afghanistan, and Zambia. A deeper and more vivid color of green signifies a more valuable gemstone. They often show some inclusions, which do not detract from the stone's value as much as with other gemstones. 


From time to time, or upon request, we find the finest and most beautiful emeralds for unique designs. These one-of-a-kind rings (18K gold) are displayed in our Boutiques, ready to find their new home!  

Alternatives to emerald for may birthdays

But, you don't necessarily need to look for a rare emerald to celebrate your May birthdays!Here at DelBrenna, we are so in love with green that we use this color to complement many of our designs! Rings, necklaces, pendants, and earrings feature malachite, green agate, jade, peridot, and prasiolite. An array of all-natural green gemstones for May divas!

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