Emerald | 3/4″ and up
This is raw commercial quality emerald, excellent for medicine bag and layout use. Pieces approximately 3/4″ long.
Emerald promotes friendship and unconditional love. It enhances relationships on all levels by keeping relationships in harmony. Emerald transmutes negativity into positive action.
Emerald opens your heart chakra and helps to calm your emotions. 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.
Emerald is the birthstone for May.
Emerald comes from Columbia, Brazil, Zambia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Australia, and the United States.
History & Folklore
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 emerald “soothed the eyes.”
Ivan the Terrible believed emerald 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.
Heart and higher heart chakras.
If your sun is in Taurus, emerald is your astrological birthstone. Wearing emerald will help you find the loyal, steadfast love Taureans associate with domestic bliss. This stone will also strengthen your strength of character and help you to overcome life’s misfortunes. Emerald will also protect Bulls against enchantments. It will also help you to heal negative feelings and support Taureans legendary patience.
Sinuses, lungs, heart, spine, muscles, eyes, liver, pancreas.
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
We hand-select all of our stones at Crystal Life. After hundreds of thousands of years in the earth, they are eager to begin work with their new human partners! When stones arrive at Crystal Life, they are welcomed warmly by staff members and the store’s resident nature spirits. The stones are energetically cleared on a regular basis, to help them maintain their own inherent peaceful characteristics and personalities while being visited by so many store guests.