The Month of Emerald: Jewelili's 10 Bestselling May Birthstone Jewelry

The stone, emerald, derives its name from the Greek word "smaragdus," implying green. This invaluable gem is the birthstone for May and stands for spring, life, and regeneration.

Tracing their popularity back to 300 BC, emeralds were worn by the Ancient Romans and Greeks. After the 16th century Spanish invasion of South America, Europeans have introduced to the gem again. Around the same time, the Mughal rulers in India coveted the gemstone, believing it to offer divine protection.

In mythology, emerald is the stone of Venus and portrays romantic passion and selfless love. It is also thought to offer foresight, cure ailments, and ward off evil. Long ago, emerald jewelry was the favorite of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra. Now it is the fashion staple of celebrities like Angelina Jolie.

Whether as a birthstone for May, or as a ravishing gem on your favorite piece of jewelry, an emerald is priceless. Here are our top 10 emerald jewelry pieces.

May Birthstone Necklaces

Twist Pendant Necklace

The twist comes in an elegantly entwined design. For a May-born fond of statement gemstone jewelry, choose our sterling silver emerald twisted pendant necklace lined with white sapphires. The green gem will glow from the center of the magnificent twist to hook all eyes on it.

Cross Pendant Necklace

Speaking of statement looks, take your loved one's style quotient a notch higher with our sterling silver cross pendant necklace in emerald and white sapphire. The cross, with its sleek finish and pointed ends, looks edgy.

May Birthstone Earrings

Teardrop Drops

For the May-born who walks in grace, choose our sterling silver teardrop drop earrings in simulated emerald glass and cubic zirconia. The concentric teardrop features draw attention to the center stone— the emerald.

Round Hoops

Hoops studded with gems are one of the most trendy yet timeless accessories. So, gift your dear one our yellow gold hoop earrings in emerald and diamond. The alternating green gem and white diamonds add a striking contrast. It can be a classy pick for someone who loves both gemstone and diamond jewelry.

May Birthstone Rings

Three-Stone Ring

If your partner is born in May, that’s good news. We have the perfect jewelry gift for her. It's our rose gold three-stone ring in emerald and white sapphire. The three stones can symbolize her past, present, and future, and celebrate her birthday as a part of this journey.

Halo Ring

For the May-born who loves to party, pick our sterling silver emerald halo ring with a shank dotted with white sapphires. The halo design is stunning enough for this ring to serve as a cocktail ring.

May Birthstone Bracelets

Tennis Bracelet

Is the birthday girl drawn to classic designs? Surprise her with a sterling silver tennis bracelet in emeralds and diamonds on her birthday. The combination of emeralds and diamonds makes this jewelry piece look majestic.

Bolo Bracelet

Bolo bracelets are very on-trend. So, this year, gift the birthday girl our sterling silver bolo bracelet in baguette emerald and round white sapphire. The mix of baguette and round cuts of gemstones spice up the bracelet's look.

May Birthstone Jewelry Sets

Heart Jewelry Set

Gift your heart in a jewelry set. Bejewel her with our Falling for You heart set of pendant and earrings in simulated emerald and white sapphire. Since emerald stands for youth, the gift would convey your desire to keep your love for her as bright as she is.

Solitaire Jewelry Set

If the recipient loves subtle and classic jewelry designs, choose our sterling silver box set of solitaire pendant and earrings in cushion emerald and cubic zirconia. The set can complete her look with stunning minimalism. The iconic cushion cut accentuates the set's fashion appeal.

You can choose from a wide variety of May birthstone jewelry designs at Jewelili to shop for something that perfectly suits your loved ones. We not only offer the most competitive prices but also run regular discounts and special offers. For added benefits, we offer free shipping and easy returns to make your shopping experience at Jewelili truly memorable.

Some More Sparkle

What does May birthstone jewelry symbolize?

May birthstone jewelry signifies renewal, rebirth, and change, associated with spring. The stone, emerald, also represents youthfulness, foresight, and prosperity.

Can people born in other months also wear emerald jewelry?

Emeralds are rich in symbolism and can be worn by anyone who loves the deep green color of the stone. Emerald stone is supposed to represent growth and vitality. Wearing the may birthstone can open doors for opportunities and prosperity.

Is emerald good for health?

Emerald stone is believed to help with synchronizing emotional, mental , physical and spiritual health. Additionally, it can aid in healing, soothing and recovering from kinds of ailments.

Are emeralds lucky?

Yes, emerald stone is believed to be good luck. Wearing the green gem is believed to bring you good health and good luck.