Emerald is the stone of successful love, bringing domestic bliss and loyalty. It enhances friendship and unconditional love. This stone builds relationships on all levels by promoting harmony. Emerald transmutes negativity into positive action.
This is a wisdom stone which helps you to discern truth and to express yourself eloquently. It also helps to bring to the surface what is innately known. This is a good stone for group work, as it stimulates cooperation.
History & Folklore
Emerald is the birthstone for May.
Emerald has long been associated as a talisman to attract successful love. It is also said to help ensure a happy marriage.
Shakespeare once said that this stone “soothed the eyes.”
Ivan the Terrible believed this stone was an enemy of uncleanness.
The Incas prized emerald as a stone representing the “green Earth.”
The last Inca King wore a crown set with 453 emeralds, which weighed 1,525 karats.
Emerald was placed under the tongue to induce prophetic vision during the Middle Ages.
Legend states that if your emerald changes color, your lover has been unfaithful.
Emerald is type of beryl. It comes from Columbia, Brazil, Zambia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Australia, and the United States. This stone is most recognized for its green coloration.
This stone opens the heart and higher heart chakras. Through these chakras, it can calm the emotions.
You can place this stone in full moon moonlight to energize. It can also be moved through sage smoke or incense, placed in rice, or buried in the earth overnight.
If your sun is in Taurus, emerald is your astrological birthstone. Wearing emerald will help you find the loyal, steadfast love Taureans find blissful. This stone will also strengthen your character and help you to overcome life’s misfortunes. Emerald will also protect you from enchantments and support Taurean’s patience for negative energies.
This stone is thought to support the sinuses, lungs, heart, spine, muscles, eyes, liver, and pancreas. It also aids recovery after infectious illness and detoxifies the liver.
Disclaimer: Crystal meanings and spiritual healing lore are not a prescription, diagnosis or healthcare information. They are presented as spiritual supports to healing and other life issues. See a doctor or licensed medical practitioner for all health issues.
Emerald at Crystal Life
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