The treasured Emerald, King of Green, is Nature's finest representation of this majestic color. Colombia is the most prolific historical source of Emerald production, while the famous Muzo Emerald creates a class of emerald all on its own due to the high Chromium content. Other major emerald producing regions of recent are Zambia, Brazil, Nigeria, Mozambique, and Madagascar.
Emerald is a stone of wisdom, love, and wealth, often used to bring loyalty in love into one's life. Connected with the Goddess Venus and the heart Chakra. With extensive history and lore, Emerald has been a popular stone among royalty for centuries. Emerald was considered a symbol of eternal life in ancient Egypt, and was a favorite jewel of Queen Cleopatra. A healing stone for the heart, both physically and emotionally. Emerald strengthens the eyes, the heart, and the immune system. Emerald has been said to protect one against spells and dark magic, as well as enhance psychic ability and vision.