Taurus Birthstone Characteristics
The birthstone for Taurus is the Emerald.
Birthstones are precious or semi precious stones, also called jewels. One is advised to wear them in jewelry or other objects or to keep them inside the house in order to harvest their positive impact. Each zodiac sign benefits from a specific birthstone.
The Emerald symbolizes rebirth and is in a strong relation with the goddess of life. It is said to bring harmony and peace amongst people. It can also boost self esteem and faith for Taurus natives.
It is considered that this gemstone focuses the energy of Venus, the ruling planet of Taurus does increasing the influnece of the planet on the wearer.
Emerald influence: This gemstone restores emotional balance and is thought to have a positive influence on opening the communication channels of the wearer. It can boost creativity and self esteem in even the most unconfident person.
Emerald health benefits: Did you know that even Queen Cleopatra enjoyed the healing powers of Emerald? This birthstone is beneficial for the heart, lungs, pancreas and eyesight and is also said to be a great immune booster.
Emerald facts: The name derives from the Greek “smaragdus” which means green. Nowadays, Emeralds are mined from Colombia, Brazil and Zambia.
Gregorian Birthstone Poem mentioning Emerald:
Who first beholds the light of day
In spring's sweet flowery month of May
And wears an emerald all her life
Shall be a loved and happy wife.
Emerald colors: This gemstone comes in all kind of green shades.
Emerald jewelry: It is recommended to use Emerald for rings, pendants, necklaces, earrings and watches.
Other Taurus gemstones:
Quartz - symbol of purity and patience.
Lapis Lazuli - symbol of wisdom and truth.