Love, domestic bliss, sensitivity, loyalty, harmony, focus.
Prized by Cleopatra above all gems and representing spring, new birth and fertility, folklore suggests that these stones will improve memory and intelligence, while enhancing clairvoyance. They are also worn to boost love and contentment. The Egyptians buried emeralds with their Pharos because they believed they had the power of eternal youth. A gift of emeralds represents love and fidelity. Their distinctive deep green color is produced only under extremely rare conditions and because these conditions also result in tiny cracks and cavities in the stone, even the highest-qualities emeralds tend to have inclusions.