May Birthstone

May is a beautiful month of spring, at this time everything blooms and comes to life.  Mai attracts attention not only for Mother's Day, but also for her symbolic birthstone.  This stone is ideally combined with spring, because its green color symbolizes a period of growth and renewal.  Emeralds have a beautiful green hue known as emerald green.  This stone, like other gemstones, varies in quality and price. Emerald is just as good, thanks to its beautiful color, fascinating history and origin, it is a precious stone that is perfect for both gift and everyday wear.

The origin of the spring stone

The history of the emerald has ancient roots and is associated with various places of its extraction.  Initially, the stone was known and mined in ancient Egypt, where it was valued for its beauty and spiritual properties.  Emeralds were popular among pharaohs and were used in luxurious jewelry and amulets.

Later, other regions of the world also became famous for their emerald deposits.  One of the most famous sources is Colombia, where you can find high quality stones witбh a rich green color.  Colombian emeralds are considered among the finest in the world.

Historically, emeralds have also played an important role in various cultures and religions.  They were considered a symbol of life, fertility and eternal youth.  They were also used in many royal regalia and church iconography.

Emerald grade

Like other gemstones, emeralds are evaluated according to 4 criteria: color, size, clarity, transparency.

When it comes to colored stones, color is considered the most important factor.  The most valuable are saturated green emeralds with a minimum number of visible inclusions.  The ideal shade of an emerald can vary, but is usually a deep, rich green without being overly blue or yellow.

An important factor is transparency and inclusion.  Emeralds usually contain inclusions called "jars", which are evidence of their natural origin.  The fewer visible inclusions, the more valuable the stone is considered.

Size also affects the cost of the stone.  Large emeralds are rare and more valuable, especially if they are of high quality color and clarity.  The quality of the cut is also important, as the right cut can maximize the beauty of the stone and ensure its brilliance.

And finally, the origin, some regions are famous for high-quality emeralds, and the origin can affect their value.  Colombian emeralds, for example, are considered among the most prestigious and expensive.

Who is emerald for?

Emerald is great for people born in May, it can be especially significant for people born this month.  It will carry a connection with nature and positive energy.

However, this gemstone is also suitable for jewelry lovers, emerald is an excellent material for creating jewelry such as rings, necklaces, earrings and bracelets.  People who appreciate uniqueness and beauty will enjoy wearing emerald jewelry.

Those who love nature will also not be able to pass by this beautiful gem.  Green symbolizes nature, growth and renewal.  People who appreciate the connection with nature and the positive energy it brings may find a special attraction in the emerald.

Ultimately, an emerald can suit absolutely anyone who finds this stone attractive and meaningful to them.  Whether you wear an emerald as a piece of jewelry or appreciate its symbolic value, this stone can add beauty and special meaning to your life.

If you want to buy emerald jewelry, then Kantor Jewelry will be happy to help you find the best emerald and create a unique jewelry piece with a custom design. We don't buy stones wholesale, we look for the best, most beautiful and profitable personal option for our clients. We seek out special stones for your request until you are satisfied.

Kantor Jewelry will help you to find the best setting option for your stone so it can please you with its beauty for many years as a part of a unique jewelry piece that will be passed from generation to generation.