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April 08, 2020Article 24- May BirthstoneQuick Guide to May Birthstone- Emerald!The traditional birthstone for May isthe Emerald. Each month is associated with a single gemstone; however you will notice a few months will have multiple birthstones. The birthstones associated with birth months today are not necessarily the same ones that were used in ancient times. Emerald conveys the rich green color of Spring and radiates a beautiful vivid tone. They are a symbol of rebirth and love. Emeralds are the rarest of gemstones, and are typically mined in Colombia, Brazil, Afghanistan and Zambia.Green is the color of spring and symbolizes love and rebirth. As the gem of Venus, it also aids in fertility. Cleopatra, Egypt’s passionate female monarch, was as famous for wearing Emeralds as Liz Taylor is for wearing diamonds. Ancient Egyptian mummies were often buried wearing an Emerald carved with the symbol of verdure on their necks to symbolize eternal youth.A deeper and more vivid color of green signifies a more valuable Emerald. The most valuable and

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Ancient Egypt, Gemstone, Emerald, Gemstones, May Birthstone Emerald

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