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Emeralds Shine This Month as the Birthstone of May

May 18, 2016

Bulgari Giardini Italiani high jewellery earrings

​People born in May have the great honour of calling the enchanting emerald their birthstones. The emerald also symbolises hope, love and growth, and its vivid, intense hues are the perfect sign that spring has finally arrived. Click through our gallery to view our favourite emerald pieces this month.

The Louis Vuitton Acte V The Escape earring's echo elements of the Art Deco movement, with fronds that branch out elegantly in the shape of a fan, are accented with two strips of bright green emeralds set in the shape of a V.

In the Bulgari Giardini Italiani collection, this pair of high jewellery earrings are cut from a single 400-carat gem from Zambia, these four cushion-shaped emeralds are striking in their luminosity. They are held in place by diamond pavé, yellow gold tendrils.

Chaumet's Lumières d'eau bracelet juxtaposes bold angles and soft curves in gradations of blue and green. The white gold bracelet is set with diamonds, sculpted chrysoprase, an emerald-cut Zimbabwean emerald of 1.35 carats and an emerald-cut Colombian emerald of 6.22 carats.

London jeweller David Morris has never been averse to using only the finest stones crafted to the highest standards. Their 4.35-carat Colombian emerald ring is set in white gold and ringed with brilliant-cut diamonds totalling 3.44 carats.

And who can forget Cartier's Étourdissant high jewellery collection? Hanging at the end of this Cartier beaded long necklace of emeralds, onyx, mother-of-pearl and brilliant-cut diamonds is a 15.58-carat round, carved emerald pendant from Colombia. The embellished green stone is particularly stunning against the black onyx.

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