emeralds Archive

  • May Birthstone – Emerald

    Dedicated to the goddess Venus, emerald is symbolic for immortality and faith. Emerald represented resurrection to the early Christians.  In the eleventh century Marbode wrote that emerald improves memory, eloquence and can bring joy to its wearer . Pilny described that emeralds were recommended for […]

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  • Emeralds for Elephants

    Emeralds for Elephants

    As the cities in India expand creating more traffic jams, the age-old tradition of transport– elephants and their masters, are squeezed between cargo trucks, taxis and motor scooters down the narrow streets. Sixty percent of the Asian elephant population is in India; therefore saving the […]

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