Emerald derives its name from the Greek smaragdos which translates to green stone/green gem, and is actually part of the beryl family.
Several cultures believe emeralds symbolised rain fertilisation, and in Christianity it symbolises faith and hope.Emeralds are one of the most prized gemstone, and is known to be the scared stone for the goddess Venus.
It contains the purest form of green ray energy and therefore via the heart chakra is known as the gem stone for abundant love.
It is a fabulous gemstone for letting go of negativity and replacing it with positive actions and outcomes
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