SOURCE: India, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Brazil, Egypt, Austria.
APPEARANCE: Bright, transparent gemstone or cloudy crystal.
PROPERTIES: Emerald is a stone of inspiration and infinte patience. It’s a life-affirming stone with grreat integrity. Known as the “stone of successful love”, it brings domestic bliss and loyalty. It enhances unity, unconditional love, and partnership and promotes friendship. Emerald keeps a partnership in balance. If it changes color, it is said to signal unfaithfulness. This gemstone ensures physical, emotional and mental equilibrium. It eliminates negativity and brings in positive actions. It enhances psychic abilities and opens clairvoyance. Psychologically, Emerald gives the strength of character to overcome the misfortunes of life. It is a stone of regeneration and recovery and can heal negative emotions. It enhances the ability to enjoy life to the fullest. It is helpful in cases of claustrophobia. HEALING: Emerald aids recovery after infectious illness. It treats sinuses, lungs, heart, spine and muscles, and soothes the eyes. It improves vision and has a detoxifiying effect on the liver. Emerald alleviates rheumatism and diabetes. It has been used as an antidote to poisons. Worn around the neck, it was believed to ward off epilepsy. Its green ray can assist healing of malignant conditions. Wear on the little finger, ring finger, over the heart, or on the right arm. Do not wear constantly as it can trigger negative emotions.