A deep green variety of Beryl.
Emerald is a stone of love and romance.
brings and enhances joy, cleansing, clairvoyance, memory, and faith.
benefits intuition and communication, and promotes truthfulness.
is associated with the heart chakra.
Middle English emeraude, from Old French, from Medieval Latin esmeralda, esmeraldus, from Latin smaragdus, from Greek smaragdos 'green gem'.
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