Interesting Jewelry Facts: Emerald

  • Emerald is the birthstone for May and traditionally marks the 20th and 35th anniversaries.
  • The oldest emeralds are almost 3 billion years old.

Emerald Legends:

  • Placing an emerald under the tongue gives the ability to foresee the future, reveal the truth and protect against evil spirits.
  • Emeralds are believed to cure diseases like cholera and malaria and make the wearer an eloquent speaker.

Source: Gemological Institute of America


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