Monday, April 25, 2011

About Stones: Emerald

Astrological Sign: Taurus, Gemini & Aries

Chakra: Heart

Lore: Known as the stone of successful love, emerald supports sensitivity, loyalty and domestic bliss. It brings harmony to all areas of life, quieting the emotions and opening the heart. It helps maintain rhythmic breathing for meditation. It brings a beneficial outcome to legal matters.

Geology: Emerald is a green beryl colored by chromium. They have been treasured since the time of Cleopatra. The most famous mines are those of Colombia. Emeralds of various localities can be recognized by their inclusions.

Localities: Colombia, Brazil, North Carolina, Russia