Emerald is green beryl. Most emeralds have inclusions (bubbles) in them. An emerald of the right shade of green can be more valuable than a diamond. The emerald is the sacred stone of the goddess Venus. It was thought to preserve love. The emerald has long been the symbol of hope. For some the emerald acts as a tranquilizer for a troubled mind. It is said to bring the wearer reason and wisdom. The power of the Emerald is highest at the full moon. It enhances unconditional love, unity and promotes friendship. Emerald stimulates the heart chakra, having a healing effect on the emotions as well as the physical heart. It ensures physical, emotional and mental equilibrium, bringing harmony to all areas of ones life. Giving your lover an Emerald will bring the lover closer if the giver’s motives are pure love. The Emerald can be a bridge between 2 people OR advice to walk away if it is not a true/honest relationship. Is also is a stone of patience, inspiration, loyalty, mutual understanding, and improves memory. Emerald also treats disorders of the heart, lungs, spine and muscular system. It aids in recovery after infectious illness, helps sinuses and soothes the eyes, improving vision. It has a detoxifying effect on the liver and alleviates diabetes and rheumatism. Known as the “stone of successful love”.