Gemstone Family - Beryl
Chakras - Heart (4th)
Colour - Green
Found in - India, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Brazil, Egypt, Austria
Element Associated with - Earth
Also known as - The "Stone Of Successful Love"
Meaning - Clear Vision, Rebirth, Youth
Birthstone Month - May
Zodiac Sign - Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Libra
Chemical Composition - Be3Al2(SiO3)6
Hardness on the Mohs scale - 7.5-8(1 being softest, 10 being hardest)
Physical Healing Properties - Said to strengthen memory, impart mental clarity and broaden vision. Also said to treat heart and lung isuses.
Emotional Healing Properties - Said to bring patience and inspiration this stone assists with partnerships, relationships and balance. If it changes colour it is said to signal unfaithfulness.
Spiritual Properties - Opens up clairvoyance skills and stimulates the greater use of our mental abilities and focus.
Legend has it that... Ancient Egyptian mummies were often buried with an Emerald carved in the symbol of verdure – flourishing greenness – on their necks to symbolise eternal youth.