May Birthstone Spotlight: Emerald

May is upon us, and those of you with birthdays this month have a stunning birthstone: the brilliant emerald. This gemstone’s rich green shade symbolizes the renewal and rejuvenation of spring. In fact, the name “emerald” comes from the Greek word “smaragdus,” which literally means “green.” Interested in learning more about emeralds? Keep reading for a rundown on why this gemstone is so special.

In honor of the May birthstone, here are some fun facts about emeralds:

Dallas Gold & Silver Exchange carries much more than diamonds, silver and gold. We carry a wide range of jewelry featuring gemstones, especially emeralds!

If you’d like to see more of our selection, come in and see us weekdays 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. or Saturdays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. If you enjoyed this post, keep an eye out for future monthly gem spotlights.