People born in May are lucky to have emerald as their birthday gemstone. A true emerald is of dark green hues and totally transparent. The green coloring is very symbolic and for nature, renewal, fertility. A long time ago people used to believe that emerald would help to heal any illness connected with eyes, heart, spine.
This gemstone is also considered to be a symbol of true love that binds the couple, hope, faithfulness. Some people find the emerald to be a tranquilizer for a troubled mind. It is also said to bring the wearer reason and wisdom.