Emerald is the birthstone of May and is considered the “Stone of Successful Love” as it is said to open and nurture the heart. Emeralds provide healing on multiple levels, through its soothing and relaxing energy. This gem cane come in various shades of green, from light green to a deep darkish green, a fine grass green and soft green. With green being the color of nature emeralds are said to promote calm and peaceful spirits. Emeralds have also been associated with magic and mystery. In the US emeralds are often traditional gifts for 20th, 35th and 55th wedding anniversaries.