What do you love most about May?
May is when Spring arrives, like snow, our heart melts, flowers blossom and we fall in love with greenery surrounding us. Additionally, we embrace this month for its verdant and natural gemstone: Emerald. Officially known as birthstone of May, Emerald is revered for its excellent color saturation and vibrant green sparkle.


Gorgeous jade stones have been the preferred choice for royalty in jewelry, amours, crowns and swords as these divine crystals protect the owner against evil. Emerald belongs to the beryl family of minerals, which also includes ocean blue aquamarines. Reflecting richness and opulence green color, this luscious gemstone is synonymous with nature, wisdom, growth, patience, abundance, fertility, good health, spiritual stability, fortitude and improved eyesight. In fact, science reveals that human eyes see more green than any other in our color spectrum.


More interestingly, our favorite A-list stars have shown excessive inclination towards this precious stone. From Elizabeth Taylor to Angelina Jolie, starlets have walked the red carpet with emerald jewelry stunners. Here’s the scoop on dazzling green jewelry trends we can never forget:


Time-honored beauty, Elizabeth Taylor owned an incredible collection of emerald tiara, brooch, necklace, earrings and rings, gifted by then husband, Richard Burton. Some of her emeralds had been auctioned for several million dollars. Similar to Taylor, the famous First Lady and style icon, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy acquired a massive, legendary emerald and diamond engagement ring in 1953, from former President, John F. Kennedy. Her ring became the exemplar of elegance of her time. More recently, we could see some famous Hollywood beauties Halle Berry, Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana and fasionista Victoria Beckham flaunting their glitz and glamour through emerald engagement rings.


Angelina Jolie is the biggest advocate of emeralds in present days. She mesmerized fans and jewelry lovers with a scintillating pair of Columbian pear-shaped emerald drop earrings on the red carpet Oscars 2009. These luxurious and fine green pear drops earned immense recognition. They make thoughtful birthstone gifts for May birthdays. However, earrings are not the only stylish accessories that carry the eternal glow of emeralds. Celebrities admire this crystal in stunning green necklaces they wear on Haute Couture. Kim Kardashian, Amy Adams, Sharon Stone and Sofia Vergara rocked brilliant statement necklaces at several major events.


May born women are truly fortunate to have this extremely classy gemstone as their birthstone. If you are looking for tasteful emerald jewelry, check out Angara’s wide collection of immaculate emerald rings, earrings, pendant necklaces, bracelets and high end jewelry. You can personalize by stone quality, total carat weight, shape and metal type. Every style, from vintage to contemporary, is available on www.Angara.com, and will be made just for you.

What do you love most about emeralds? What celebrity styles do you desire most? Let us know your thoughts.

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