May Birthstone -Emerald
emeralds and diamonds
Emerald -simply meaning green gem. Emeralds are from the beryl family of minerals that includes aquamarine. People began wearing a different gem each month as a sort of talisman, believing each stone held certain powers. The Spanish discovered emeralds in Columbia, South America. The Columbians fought for this gem. Columbia supplies the world with 40% of its emeralds.
The EMERALD is a perfect choice for Spring time MAY.  
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