Emerald, May's green birthstone, represents youth, growth, and intelligence. It is also the gemstone associated with the astrological signs of Taurus and Gemini.
Emeralds were first mined in Egypt along with other ancient locations like India and Austria. The word emerald originated from the Greek word ‘smargados’ simply meaning green stone. It's rich color has been seen in royal crowns to rings and more.
Emeralds represents love, fertility, and rebirth, and it makes a great gift for anniversaries or birthday gifts.