Being the birthstone for the month of May, the emerald is a stone with the goddess Venus and is has been believed that emeralds themselves could counteract poisons. A stone used to gain an advantage for the benefits of business ventures and the gain of money, like many other green stones.
This gemstone can also be used for love, where keeping an emerald close to one’s heart is of suggestion. Carrying an emerald itself, kept near the heart or not is said to help with one’s love life regardless.
Emeralds are also used for the healing of diseases of the eye and problems affecting eyesight. Even if an emerald is kept for the purpose of healing one’s eyes, it can also be used for the aid of perception and inner clarity.
Sailors have carried emeralds to the belief of their power to calm seas and ensure safe journeys. Carrying an emerald can help ensure one’s own safe journey wether it be land, air or sea.