Birthstones

buyers guide

May

The modern gemstone for the month of May is the emerald. Emerald aids fertility, improves eyesight, and is believed to lift depression and relieve insomnia. Emerald also promotes self-knowledge, peaceful dreams, and helps the wearer achieve balance and patience.  Alternatively, the ancient birthstone for the month of May is agate.  Considered a protection stone, agate is believed to attract strength and offer protection from bad dreams, stress and the draining of energy. Agate is also said to balance energies and awaken talents.