Emerald Chips (4-7 mm)
Description: Emerald Chips. Natural, transparent Emerald is one of four “precious” gemstones (including Diamond, Ruby, and Sapphire) and is the green variety of Beryl, a beryllium aluminum silicate mineral colored by trace amounts of chromium and/or vanadium. Emerald occurs in hues ranging from yellow-green to blue-green, with the finest being a pure verdant green hue, medium to dark in tone. Light-colored gems are usually known by the species name Green Beryl.
Size: Approximately 1 oz. in weight (4-7 mm chips)
Primary Uses: To seek and find love… this is the stone to carry on your quest. Emerald is a Seeker of Love and a Revealer of Truth, inspiring an ongoing search for meaning, justice, compassion, and harmony. It is a stone of great vision and intuition, associated with the eyes and sight, long believed to foretell future events and reveal one’s truths. It is a stone of wisdom, enhancing memory and increasing mental clarity. It combines intelligence with discernment and brings to the conscious mind what is unconsciously known. Emerald also increases focus and intent, activating psychic abilities and opening clairvoyance. Traditionally it was used as a protection against enchantment and spells.
Quick Healing Overview: Emerald is a crystal of the heart, alleviating heaviness in the emotional field and nourishing the aura with an energy of hope, encouragement, gentleness, and abundance. It heals heartbreak and gives the strength needed to overcome the misfortunes of life, clearing away negative patterns of victimization and loss of personal power by strengthening the physical and emotional heart centers. It is a stone of regeneration and recovery, bringing in freshness and vitality, love and compassion – for the self as well as for others.
Birthstone & Zodiac Uses: Emerald is the traditional birthstone for May, and was a historic birthstone for June. Emerald is the natural birthstone of those fortunate enough to be born in the heart of spring (April 20 – May 20). Emerald is the traditional zodiac stone for those born under the sign of Cancer in early summer, from the summer solstice on June 21 to July 22.
For Chakra Balancing: Emerald is the stone that most represents the energy patterns of the activated Heart Chakra, the wellspring of emotions. The Heart Chakra is located near the center of the breastbone. It regulates our interaction with the external world and controls what we embrace and what we resist, giving us the balancing ability to be ourselves within the environment.
Crystal Color Energy: Emerald is the purest crystal of the Green Ray. It is a “growth crystal” – a powerful conduit of the earth’s Life Force of birth, development, and creation, and of the power of nature’s constant renewal.
Associated Goddesses: Emerald is used in devotions to Annapurna, the Hindu Goddess of Food; Astarte, the Phoenician Goddess of Fertility, Love, and War; Banbha, Eriu, and Fodla, the three Celtic Goddesses of Sovereignty.
Feng Shui Uses: Emerald utilizes Wood energy, the energy of growth, expansion, new beginnings, nourishment, and health. It enhances vitality, brings abundance, and keeps us growing physically.
Uses in Divination: The Divinatory meaning of Emerald in natural or tumbled stone form: You will be able to silence the sniping of someone who tries to make you feel inferior through your success.
Talisman Energy: Emerald is a Seeker Energizer crystal. Seekers contain the crystal energy structure that aligns the natural energy of the crystal to the natural power of the human mind in finding the way to new horizons and new capabilities. Energizer crystals, such as Emerald, are powerful conduit crystals for focusing and amplifying the Universal Life Force and our energy to accomplish our goals.