Sources of Emerald
The proper name for the emerald is beryl, but there are different colors of beryl. Emerald green is the color as well as the stone. Most emeralds have inclusions (bubbles) in them. If the stone has too much blue in it, it is then an aquamarine. Pink beryl is morganite, yellow beryl is golden beryl, yellow-green beryl is heliodor. There is also a rare red beryl. The best beryl comes from Colombia and Brazil. Emerald can also be found in India, Australia, South Africa, Pakistan, and Zimbabwe. An emerald of the right shade of green can be more valuable than a diamond.
Emerald Gemstone meaning
The emerald is the sacred stone of the goddess Venus. The emerald has long been the symbol of hope. It is considered by many to be the stone of prophecy. For some people, the emerald acts as a tranquilizer for a troubled mind. It is said that the emerald brings the wearer reason and wisdom. The strongest time for the powers of the emerald is said to be spring.
In several cultures, the emerald was the symbol for fertilizing rain. In the Christian faith it is the symbol of faith and hope.
Healing properties of Emerald
Emerald is used by healers to help heal the heart. The power of the Emerald is highest at the full moon.
Some cultures thought the emerald would heal any disease of the eye. The emerald would be placed in a container of water overnight and the water would be poured on the eyes the next day.
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Emerald is a stone of great harmony, wisdom and love. Giving your lover an Emerald will bring the lover closer if the giver's motives are pure love. The Emerald can be a bridge between 2 people. The Emerald vibrates with love.
The sun sign Taurus is from April 21 - May 20 - Taurus takes its name from the Greek Tauros, meaning "the Bull."
No one is more persistence and steadfast than Taurus. Taurus usually excels at his work, because he understands the importance of method and order. Taurus has a wonderful sense of humor and often uses his humor to be the center of attention. Taurus is not aggressive, but can be stubborn and self-indulgence.
Taurus is loyal and faithful friend. As a lover, Taurus is sensual and amorous. Taurus is very fond of music.
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Celebrities born under the sign Taurus
Catherine the Great
Queen Elizabeth II
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